AI: should it be paused?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to improve lives – for example, by reducing people’s workloads, improving healthcare and supporting people to protect the environment. However, there is a possibility that AI might become more intelligent than humans and it could be used by people with bad or criminal intentions.

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Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Discuss stories in the news about AI
  • Explore different opinions people have about AI
  • Debate whether the development of AI should be paused

These teaching resources have been created with support from PA Consulting and The PA Foundation. The Economist Educational Foundation maintained full editorial control.

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