There are two contrasting but equally disturbing images of artificial intelligence (AI). One warns about a future in which runaway intelligence becomes smarter than humanity. A more contemporary image is one in which dumb AI algorithms are entrusted with sensitive decisions. What both visions have in common is the absence of human control.
In a book review, TechTalks covers Human-Centered AI, a book by University of Maryland computer science professor Ben Shneiderman that explores how AI can amplify, augment, empower, and enhance human performance.
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