Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and research Harry Shum have a new book about artificial intelligence called “The Future Computed.” In it, they outline Microsoft’s predictions and policy proposals around AI development. Shum told Business Insider that in 20 years, AI-operated personal digital assistants will be so integrated into our lives that they will be like “alter egos.” They proposed a typical day in 2038 with one of these assistants. The digital assistant you got for Christmas may endlessly entertain you with its ability to read you a recipe as you cook in the kitchen, but ultimately it feels like a novelty. This form of artificial intelligence is simply in its infancy, however, and if Microsoft’s leadership team is correct, in 20 years it will be an inextricable part of your life. A day in the life of the average person in 2038, when artificial intelligence will grant everyone services currently reserved for the rich

thumbnail courtesy of

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Share This