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In an excerpt from her forthcoming book, "The Big Nine," Professor Amy Webb stresses the importance of incorporating human values into AI development

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Excerpt from Insider -- "Decades ago, when the frontiers of AI involved beating a human player at checkers, the decision variables were straightforward. Today, asking an AI to weigh in on a medical diagnosis or to predict the next financial market crash involves data and decisions that are orders of magnitude more complex. So instead, our systems are built for optimization. Implicit in optimizing is unpredictability—to make choices that deviate from our own human thinking."

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