Microsoft has sponsored and published a valuable collection of essays on the future of AI written by a group of experts, with specialties encompassing a broad spectrum—spanning the fields of business, economics, education, engineering, healthcare, history, law, mathematics, medicine, mental health, psychology, and the sciences—to explore the capabilities of GPT-4 before its public release and provide their insightful reflections” on the future of AI. The collection includes an Introduction, Reflections on AI and the Future of Human Flourishing. by Eric Horvitz, Chief Scientist at Microsoft.
Experts who participated in this project were asked to consider the following two questions when preparing their essays:
How might this technology and its successors contribute to human flourishing?