October 1, 2023 4:28 pm
The Future of Science: AI’s Effect and Transformation
The Future of Science: AI’s Impact and Transformation


More than the subsequent week, The Economist will discover the possible effect of artificial intelligence (AI) on the field of science. In the 1st aspect of our two-aspect podcast series, “Babbage,” Alok Jha, The Economist’s science and technologies editor, interviews Mustafa Suleyman, the founder of Inflection AI and co-founder of Google DeepMind. Suleyman discusses accountable improvement of AI, the obstacles that require to be overcome, and how society must prepare for the widespread use of this technologies.

On top of that, a new film from The Economist will function a conversation among historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari and Mustafa Suleyman. They will delve into the implications of AI on our instant future, the necessity of controlling the technologies, and even discover the notion of AI possessing agency. The film will be accessible to watch on Thursday, September 14th.

In the following week’s episode of “Babbage,” we will investigate the possible of AI to revolutionize the scientific paradigm. We will discover the use of robots that automate tedious elements of the scientific course of action, and hear from The Economist’s correspondents on how investigation could be accelerated to facilitate new scientific discoveries.

“Babbage” is released every single Wednesday and can be discovered on platforms such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn, and additional. Stop by economist.com/AI-pods to listen to additional episodes on generative AI.


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