AI + Society

This work stream seeks to explore the opportunities enabled by artificial intelligence (AI) while investigating the social, political, and ethical challenges of current and future capabilities and applications.
AI and Society
Simon Porter Peng / Brookfield Institute

About the AI + Society Work Stream

The rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and applications offer promising benefits but also pose challenges to current policy frameworks and impact social and economic systems. Determining current and future impacts of AI-driven technology requires understanding the values, assumptions, and contexts associated with AI’s development and use. Our work seeks to explore the opportunities of AI while investigating the social, political, and ethical challenges of current and future capabilities and applications.

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Jun 19, 2020

We worked with CIFAR and the British Columbia Ministry of Health to bring together a diverse group of experts to discuss the application of AI to the provincial healthcare system.
The Future of AI + Health: A Policy Lab

May 14, 2020

The past has shown us that automation often accelerates during economic downturns. While Canada has previously lagged in tech adoption, now may be the time to catch up.
Automation, Accelerated: Will technology adoption amidst the pandemic leave Canada further behind?

Feb 20, 2020

A conclusion and summary of what we currently know about public perceptions related to personal data collection, data activism, and current legislation and policy.
Life after Dataverse

Feb 13, 2020

Opinion: Smart policy could be the key to ensuring that Canada is poised to capture the highs and mitigate the lows of the innovation economy. This op-ed was originally published by The Hill Times
The future is here, but is Canada ready to take advantage of it?
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