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Davos 2024: Hard Power of AI

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From diplomacy to defence, AI is markedly changing geopolitics. Shifts in data ownership and infrastructure will transform some stakeholders while elevating others, reshaping sovereignty and influence.

How is the landscape evolving and what does it mean for the existing international architecture?

This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2024/sessions/the-geopolitical-power-of-ai/


Nick Clegg,President, Global Affairs, Meta Platforms Inc.

Mustafa Suleyman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Inflection AI, Inc.

Leo Varadkar, Taoiseach, Government of Ireland

Karoline Edtstadler, Federal Minister for the European Union and Constitution, Federal Chancellery of Austria

Jeremy Jurgens, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

Dmytro Kuleba, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Andrew R. Sorkin, Editor-at-Large; Columnist, The New York Times Company

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is rife with contradictions. It is a powerful tool that is also surprisingly limited in terms of its current capabilities. And, while it has the potential to improve human existence, at the same time it threatens to deepen social divides and put millions of people out of work. While its inner workings are highly technical, the non-technical among us can and should understand the basic principles of how it works - and the concerns that it raises. As the influence and impact of AI spread, it will be critical to involve people and experts from the most diverse backgrounds possible in guiding this technology in ways that enhance human capabilities and lead to...

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