Over the next 15 years, artificial intelligence is going to completely transform our economy. But who will be the winners and losers of this new industrial revolution? Host Kal Penn travels to India, New York, San Francisco, and London to find out how A.I. will make and break human fortunes, and potentially change our entire working culture. Kal starts his journey in San Francisco, where he meets A.I. advisor to the World Economic Forum, Julia Bossmann. Bossmann sets Kal straight on all the things that A.I. is not, which includes pretty much everything science fiction has told you. With the newfound knowledge of what A.I. really is, Kal travels to New York to talk to MIT research scientist, Andrew McAfee, who puts A.I. in perspective by telling him how it will bring about a new industrial revolution. From there, Kal goes to London to learn about a scary application of A.I. technology called "deepfakes," and to meet one of the world's foremost futurists, whom Stephen Hawking and Elon ...
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This Explainer pays homage to Ed O'Neill's iconic working class character Al Bundy and the organization "No MA'AM". In an episode of Married with Children, women start taking over the Giggly Room and bowling night. Al and his friends protest their actions by kidnapping Jerry Springer and holding the TV host hostage on his own show. They do this while donning the "No MA'AM" t-shirts, which stands for National Organization of Men Against Amazonian Masterhood. See more
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