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  • We’re all nervous about AI, but should we be?
  • We’re all nervous about AI, but should we be?
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Why people are fearful of emerging tech

People are nervous about emerging technologies, yet 63% of people don’t realise they already using AI every day. Canvas8 spoke with Alex Salkever, co-author of The Driver in the Driverless Car and VP of communications at Mozilla, to understand how we can rethink AI's presence in our lives.

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A 2017 global survey by HSBC found that 76% of people feel comfortable using new technologies, yet many are actually unaware of emerging innovations – 59% of people had never heard of blockchain and just over one in five (23%) were oblivious to the use of chatbots in customer service. [1] “People need to be making an effort to understand the different technological changes that are happening,” explains Alex Salkever, co-author of The Driver in the Driverless Car and VP of communications at Mozilla. “They’re impacting everyone. And while we haven’t always had a say about how ...

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