In This Podcast, Shane Speaks to Futurist and Best-selling Author Martin Ford. Martin Discusses his latest book, Rule of the Robots, which was released in 2021. Martin discusses how AI, much like electricity, is going to touch everything and also talks about some of the dangers of AI such as weaponisation and deep fakes.

The Rule of the Robots, with Martin Ford

Martin also discusses some of the positives of AI such as jump starting innovation and how it can be used in the fight against climate change. Martin also explains how AI as a whole has changed since he wrote his first book in 2009, the future of Artificial Intelligence and what his plans are for the future.

About Martin

Martin Ford is a futurist and the author of four books, including Rule of the Robots: How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Everything (2021), the New York Times Bestselling Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future (winner of the 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award and translated into more than 20 languages), Architects of Intelligence: The truth about AI from the people building it (2018), and The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future (2009). He is also the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm.

About Shane

Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development.

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