The artificial intelligence (AI) landscape has evolved significantly from 1950 when Alan Turing first posed the question of whether machines can think. Today, AI is transforming societies and economies. It promises to generate productivity gains, improve well-being and help address global challenges, such as climate change, resource scarcity and health crises. Yet, as AI applications are adopted around the world, their use can raise questions and challenges related to human values, fairness, human determination, privacy, safety and accountability, among others. This report helps build a shared understanding of AI in the present and near-term by mapping the AI technical, economic, use case and policy landscape and identifying major public policy considerations. It is also intended to help co-ordination and consistency with discussions in other national and international fora.OECD (n.d.). Artificial intelligence in society.
I thought that this was a decent overview of the state of AI and it’s potential to influence a variety of different aspects of society. Unfortunatley, the PDF is behind a paywall but you can read the full text online. The Executive Summary is a handy introduction to the rest of the book.