- Mar 7, 2018
Although people are torn on whether artificial intelligence is a threat or an opportunity, they do agree on one thing: automated systems and artificial intelligence machines are inevitable.
For the Donald L. Triggs Lecture in International Business in Toronto on Feb. 15, Idris Mootee, CEO and co-founder of Idea Couture, a global strategic innovation firm, discussed the opportunities for doing business in a world with artificial intelligence (AI).
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At the event called The human and machines partnership and the next arms race for global industry leadership, Mootee said, compared to other technologies, AI has long-term implications and immediate benefits.
“The impact is real, but we don’t need to be scared. I think it will add a lot of value in terms of economic development if we do it right,” he said. “I think it can actually help to create a better lifestyle so that we can work less and have more time to explore what we like without any kind of economic implications.”
Listen to the interview below.