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Artificial Intelligentsia

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A remarkably small group of people wields enormous control over our daily experience.

Futurist Amy Webb explains who they are and why we should care in her book, “The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity.”

Original air date: May 6, 2019

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'