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Can We Legislate Against Our Artificial Intelligence Fears?

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The Vermont House has passed a bill that would create a commission to look at concerns over artificial intelligence. It is now in the Vermont Senate.

As artificial intelligence continues to develop, concerns grow about its invasive nature and reach. How much are we willing to cede to the machines, and what effect will that have on our lives?

The Vermont House recently passed a bill that would create an AI commission to address these subjects.
John Quinn, the state's digital services secretary, and Burlington Rep. Brian Cina discuss these issues and what the proposed commission would address.

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We also hear from Milo Cress, a Champlain Valley Union High School student, who played an important role in the House passage of the bill which would create the commission.

Broadcast live on Friday, March 30, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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