Intro to AI for Policymakers: Understanding the shift

Intro to AI for Policymakers: Understanding the shift provides public policymakers an overview of the key concepts and cross-cutting issues in an AI-enabled world.

Prepared as background reading for participants at our March 2018 AI + Public Policy conference, this report explores the origins of AI, AI’s present-day capabilities, the challenges and opportunities associated with these technological advances, and their application to public life and public policy. It is the first in a series produced by the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship on the public policy implications of AI.

Read this discussion paper to help you:

  • Understand the core technical concepts in artificial intelligence
  • Gain insight into the cross-cutting policy implications and potential applications to government services and operations

For media enquiries, please contact Coralie D’Souza, Director of Communications, Events + Community Relations at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship.

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