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How AI can improve life outcomes around the world

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The AI supercluster

AI should not be thought of as a discrete, stand-alone breakthrough. It is rather a catch-all term for a technology supercluster. Just as “the internet” is a combination of various innovations, from fiber-optic cables to search engines, so AI comprises many interdependent technologies that facilitate and amplify each other.

These combine to form the front-end that most of us will experience via consumer technologies like OpenAI’s Chat-GPT and the back-end underpinning of various services and infrastructure, from personalized medicine to smart power grids.

Simplified, non-exhaustive representation of the technological foundations which enable different forms of AI:

Simplified, non-exhaustive representation of the technological foundations which enable different forms of AI:

Source: UBS


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As the AI roll-out gathers pace, we find ourselves at an inflection point. The decisions taken in the next few years will decide whether AI's upsides are fully realized and its risks adequately mitigated.

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