The perils of advancing technology in the digital age
Originally posted @ abc.net.au
From the rise of Artificial Intelligence to data breaches and the weaponisation of social media, the advance of technology is causing headaches for governments, businesses and the public alike.
Meanwhile, disputes about just how to share that technology are among the key drivers of US President Donald Trump's bitter trade war with China.
One man who's been a close observer of all of these trends is the president and chief legal officer of Microsoft, Brad Smith.
His new book is Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age.
Guest: Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer, Microsoft