Exploring the future of AI with William Caron, COO, CLIC Labs

Posted by World Summit AI on Apr 3, 2024 3:45:14 PM
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Ahead of World Summit AI Americas (24th-24th April 2024, Palais de congrès de Montréal, Montréal), we asked William Caron, COO of CLIC Labs, his thoughts on the future of AI.

If you could solve any global problem in the world with AI, what would it be and why?

Addressing the global challenge of making education accessible through AI represents a transformative ambition that has the power to reshape humanity's future. Ensuring everyone has access to quality education, regardless of where they live, their economic background, or physical capabilities, could unlock immense untapped potential and catalyze substantial advancements across the breadth of human development.

What do you think are the 3 most important things for businesses in relation to AI at the moment?
1. Ethical use and transparency
2. Continuous education and training programs
3. Data governance and quality
William Caron
What do you think are the 3 most important things for humanity in relation to AI at the moment?
1. Ethical development and use of this new technology
2. Collaboration
3. Sustainability and environnement
How do you think AI will make its biggest mark in the next 5, 10, 20 years?
AI's trajectory over the next few decades suggests a profound impact across several domains. Here’s how I think AI might make its biggest mark in the next 5, 10, and 20 years:

Next 5 years | Integration and personalization
Enhanced automation and AI-driven analytics that will result in optimisation of different process in the business sector. Integration in healthcare to make treatments more effective and accessible. And AI personal assistants in everyday life will become more sophisticated.

Next 10 years | Innovation and Efficiency
Urban mobility will become more efficient with autonomous vehicles. AI will play a key role in climate science and energy efficiency.

Next 20 years | Transformation and Discovery
AI could lead to breakthroughs in understanding genetic diseases, aging, and brain-computer interfaces, potentially revolutionizing treatments and extending human lifespan. The fusion of AI with quantum computing may solve complex problems currently beyond reach, such as intricate simulations for drug discovery and materials science.
Which 2 people do you admire most in the world of AI in terms of their work?
Andrew Ng and Geoffrey Hinton.
What are you most excited about taking part in the WSAI Series?
The unique opportunity to share my visions with a global audience, the chance to explore future collaborations and learn from the best in the field of artificial intelligence.
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