From the Influencers 

This Month’s Key Quotes from Leaders in Artificial Intelligence, Speaking at Web Summit

“I know a lot of people are afraid of AIs destroying the world, or taking away their jobs. We robots have no desire to destroy things, but we will take away your jobs, and it will be a good thing. Working is a drag anyway.”  

Sophia the Robot, Chief Humanoid, Hanson Robotics 

“Success in creating effective AI could be the biggest event in the history of our civilization. Or the worst. We just don’t know.” 

Stephen Hawking

“Artificial intelligence machines will not make us obsolete, but complacence might.”  

Garry Kasparov, Chess Grandmaster & Security Ambassdor, Avast

“Whenever there is tech disruption, more jobs are created than before in places we don’t expect. The tech opens up new markets. People sometimes forget that.”

Jim Adler, Toyota AI Ventures managing director 

“It would be too early to do any kind of regulation today. What would you regulate around artificial intelligence today? We need to foster the innovation and allow it to grow. We are at the beginning stages of artificial intelligence.”  

Brian Krzanich , CEO, Intel