Peter Scott received a Master's degree in Computer Science from Cambridge University and went to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He later moved to Canada (now holding triple citizenship) and continued to serve JPL but also developed a parallel career in human development, getting certified in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and coaching. Bridging these disparate worlds positions him to envisage a solution to the existential threats humanity faces, explored in his latest book.
Studies predict automation resulting in unemployment nearing 50%. Predictions for the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) range from breathless to dire, with entire sectors facing radical changes likely to start within 5-10 years, but with no one sure of the basic shape of those changes. AI is said to be the fourth major revolution in human history. This oneday course will cover what AI is, what it isn’t, and the likely impacts on employment and how to protect and leverage human capital