How Humanistic AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives

How smart can our machines make us? In his talk at TED 2017, Tom introduces the idea of Humanistic AI that augments and collaborates with us instead of competing with or replacing us. He shares his vision for a future where AI helps us achieve superhuman performance in perception, creativity and cognitive function — from turbocharging our design skills to helping us remember everything we’ve ever read. The idea of an AI-powered personal memory also extends to relationships, with the machine helping us reflect on our interactions with people over time. The upside? “Every time a machine gets smarter, we all get smarter.”

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Tom Gruber speaks at TED2017

Tom Gruber speaks at TED2017 – The Future You, April 24-28, 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Photo: Bret Hartman / TED (cc by-nc 2.0)