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The Economist Radio (All audio)

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Babbage: What history might tell us about AI

June 22nd, 2016

Episode 716 of 882 episodes

Concerns abound about the impact of artificial intelligence, but could history suggest a brighter future? A new algorithm is designed to hunt down hateful videos on the Internet. And we hear from two scientists, Mauro Costa-Mattioli and Shelly Buffington, whose new study links obesity to autism. Hosted by Kenneth Cukier

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