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Melanie Mitchell’s Guide To AI For Thinking Humans

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Are robots taking over the world? In her new book about artificial intelligence, Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around AI and asks us to think about it this way: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

In the spirit of our AI-centered Radio Hour, we’re spending this episode asking ourselves the obvious question: Are robots going to take over the world? To get to the bottom of it, we turned to an AI professional. In her new book, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. [Indie bookstores|Amazon|Audible] Melanie Mitchell sets aside the hysterics around the pursuit of AI and asks us to think about it this way instead: What can artificial intelligence actually do well? And what can’t it do?

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
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