Will we invent a computer smart enough to replicate itself and take over? I guess it is possible, however we can also use computers for good. The computers of today can help us be better versions of ourselves.
Together we can do so much more. Together today means working with technology. Thomas Friedman refers to it as “intelligent assistance”. We often believe we need to do things ourselves to get it done right, however together we can do so much more because computers can help us unlock our potential.
The possibility of good or bad outcomes are always possible. Using computers has made it more likely we can generate improvements by creating interactions so everyone and everything benefits. We also have seen the potential of the harm it can cause.
I am finding with my research, intelligent assistance can help students and schools perform better and that computers can help people increase engagement in health behaviors. I am building and testing applications that provide ntelligent assistance.
Maurice Conti’s TED Presentation, “The Incredible Inventions of Intuitive AI” clarifies this concept. It
I look forward to sharing results from my research with you soon, please share how you are using intelligent assistance to improve your lives. Thank you.
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