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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have more influence on the lives and livelihoods of young people over the next few decades than any other factor. While AI will help address our most pressing problems, it has the potential to exacerbate gaps in society and pose existential threats. Our #AskAboutAI campaign investigates the implications that AI will have on employment, learning and ethical issues--a conversation around how we can shape a future that works for everyone. If you would like to contribute to this discussion by submitting blogs, topic ideas, relevant reports, photos and/or podcast ideas, click here to learn more.

Ask About AI

Home Series Ask About AI
Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have more influence on the lives and livelihoods of young people over the next few decades than any other factor. While AI will help address our most pressing problems, it has the potential to exacerbate gaps in society and pose existential threats. Our #AskAboutAI campaign investigates the implications that AI will have on employment, learning and ethical issues--a conversation around how we can shape a future that works for everyone. If you would like to contribute to this discussion by submitting blogs, topic ideas, relevant reports, photos and/or podcast ideas, click here to learn more.

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#AskAboutAI: Informing Educators, Parents and Policymakers About Life With Smart Machines

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Artificial Intelligence will have more influence on the lives of young people over the next few decades than any other factor, so our #AskAboutAI campaign is investigating the implications smart machines will have on employment, learning and ethical issues.

Getting Smart Podcast | Google’s Jaime Casap on Inequity and Inquiry

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Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, shares more about inquiry-based learning, technology in education, bridging the digital divide and how a boy who grew up on welfare in Hell's Kitchen was able to beat the odds and succeed.

Getting Smart Podcast | Zoran Popovic on Accelerated Learning with Smart Tools

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In this episode of the podcast, Zoran Popovic, Director of the Center for Game Science at the University of Washington, chats about computer science, gaming, virtual reality and how we can help today's students be successful using artificial intelligence.

Tell Kids to Get Good at Stuff Smart Machines Can’t Do (Yet)

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Smart machines will change the face of the economy, and today's young people will need a different set of skills to succeed than past generations did. In particular, they will need to get good at things machines can not do.

Getting Smart Podcast | Stanford CTO Provokes Good Questions Online (and Off)

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In this podcast, Paul Kim, CTO and Assistant Dean at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, chats with Tom about the importance of asking good questions and the future of learning in a world of AI and smart machines.

3 Reasons To Expect the Unexpected…and What To Do About It

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There are three primary reasons we will continue to experience more unexpected events like those we've witnessed recently. Here's how we can better prepare today's students for these future black swan events.

Novelty & Complexity: 13 Youth Onramps

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The world is getting more complex, and globalization makes every sector more competitive. Here are 13 ways teachers can prepare students for the novelty and complexity they will face in a new world.

Smart Machines Will Eat Jobs (Except Where Smart People Create Them)

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By: Tom Vander Ark. As technology continues to progress, today's jobs will become automated and new jobs created. What new skills will workers need to learn to stay competitive?

Living With Smart Machines

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As part of our #AskAboutAI series we discuss how, for billions of people, life at home will improve rapidly over the next decade as machine intelligence augments human intelligence.

Building the Ability to Work With Smart Machines: 10 Lessons from Peter Schwartz

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At a recent GSV Summit, Salesforce SVP and author of The Art of The Long View Peter Schwartz spoke about Evolution of Technology, Jobs and Education. Here are 10 takeaways from Schwartz on working with smart machines.

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