Nine Companies Are Shaping The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence efforts lack long-term vision, and it may be a structural problem. Worse yet, the direction of AI -- and future of corporate decision-making -- is now concentrated in a relatively small handful of global companies.

That's the word from author and futurist Amy Webb, who recently shared her concerns with Michael Krigsman, host of CxOTalk. Webb, a professor of strategic foresight at NYU and founder of the Future Today Institute, says AI is being shaped by nine companies, all in the US or China: Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Baidu, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Tencent. Webb documented the hold these organizations have on AI and other technologies in her recent book, The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity. READ MORE ON: FORBES

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