by Arianna Huffington, by Thrive Global on June 4, 2023
The Age of AI — which has been imminently imminent for decades — has finally arrived. From jobs and art to education, PowerPoint presentations and even dad jokes, the ways in which AI is going to impact our world are endless. But in the growing debate around AI, there’s one possibility that’s not getting a lot of oxygen: the very big question of how we can use AI not just to perform things for humans, but connect more fully with what it means to be human. AI is ultimately a tool, and its impact will depend on how humanity uses it. The more we can use this moment to bring together a critical mass of people working in good faith and with empathy, the more likely it is that humanity will use AI to flourish.