Imperial experts debate AI, cryptocurrency and sustainability at Davos Fringe | Imperial News

The need for greater transparency, inclusiveness and ethics around AI was among the topics discussed at a Davos event hosted by the Business School.

AI is evolving and is increasingly used as a tool for collaboration. Experts at the event, which coincided with the World Economics Forum, agreed that  it is important to be transparent whilst the industry is progressing rather than “getting everything right” privately. AI also needs to evolve with the changing demands and priorities of society, rather than abiding by a set of rigid rules that are placed at one single point in time.

These points were among the take-aways of a series of salon discussions attended by academics and industry experts hosted by Imperial College Business School at Davos.

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