Microsoft President Smith On The GitHub Acquisition, Regulating AI And What Jobs Will Be Automated Next


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Smith On The Record

As a top executive at one of the largest companies in the tech industry, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith has been spending a lot of time thinking through how technological advancements are changing society -- both for better and for worse. The arrival of powerful artificial intelligence technologies, including some developed by Microsoft itself, is accelerating the automation of jobs while also posing major ethical questions, Smith said Tuesday during MIT Technology Review's EmTech Next conference in Cambridge, Mass. Smith offered a wide-ranging discussion during the conference both about Microsoft's latest moves and the impacts of tech innovation on society as a whole. 



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