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AI Featuring Jamelle Bouie

This week Jamelle Bouie questions whether we should accept the creep of AI in our lives, or push against it.

Will robots rule the world? New York Times journalist Jamelle Bouie asks how we can guard against the perils of artificial intelligence and make sure we don’t become servants to the technology? The New York Times columnist considers the ever more subtle and nuanced ways AI impacts our lives.

Watch Jamelle Bouie in Takes, filmed exclusively for BBC Select.

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The Joy of AI

The Joy of AI

Machines can now simulate, improve and even outperform the human mind. AI is not only changing the world but also challenging our idea of intelligence. Stephen Hawking once said that AI could be the biggest event in human history, but might also be the worst. Jim Al-Khalili looks at the history, and future, of AI and argues that this new tool will enhance our lives, and (hopefully) not destroy us.

Secrets of Living: Algorithm

Secrets of Living: Algorithm

Algorithms now run everything from search engines to satnavs and security data. They help us travel the world, find love and save lives. Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy tries to demystify the world of algorithms, revealing where these 2000-year-old problem-solvers came from, how they work, and how they are now so advanced they can even program themselves.

Are You Scared Yet, Human?

Are_You_Scared_Yet_Human

Artificial intelligence technology is changing our world. But leading tech experts in Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Microsoft’s Brad Smith believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become reality by 2024. This BBC investigation looks at the increasing influence of AI. Will it usher in a golden age? Or could we lose control of it completely?

Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Artificial intelligence technology is changing our world. But leading tech experts in Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Microsoft’s Brad Smith believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become reality by 2024. This BBC investigation looks at the increasing influence of AI. Will it usher in a golden age? Or could we lose control of it completely?

Hyperevolution: Rise of the Robots

Hyper_Evolution

In this groundbreaking BBC science documentary, evolutionary biologist Ben Garrod and electronics engineer Danielle George explore whether machines built to enhance our lives could one day become our greatest rivals. With extraordinary access to the world’s leading robot makers, they will meet the planet’s most advanced machines. Should we embrace this technological advancement or fear it?

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