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Human And AI Collaboration – Learning How To Live With Machines For A Better Future

Written by: Salim Sheikh, Executive Contributor, in collaboration with Fatima Al Husseiny.

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can improve human performance and creativity in various fields, including healthcare, finance, and transportation. Collaboration between humans and AI can free human workers from repetitive tasks, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks requiring creativity, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence. To ensure a better future for all, AI systems must prioritize human values and ethical considerations and be inclusive and bias-free. By collaborating, humans and AI can accomplish more than they could independently.

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In this article, we aim to answer the following question:


How can human and AI collaboration enhance human performance and creativity in various industries? What ethical considerations must be considered when designing AI systems to ensure a better future for all?

Setting the scene


How we live, work, and interact with the world has been revolutionized by Artificial Intelligence (AI).


AI has transformed our lives in ways that were once considered science fiction, from Siri and Alexa to self-driving cars and medical diagnostic tools. Nonetheless, as AI becomes more sophisticated, there is growing concern about its potential impact on society and the future of work.


In this blog, we will examine the potential of human-AI collaboration and why it is crucial to building a better future together. ¹


The impact of AI is already being felt in the healthcare, finance, and transportation industries. Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform many industries. For instance, AI-powered medical diagnosis tools assist physicians in making more precise diagnoses, whereas AI-powered financial trading systems assist investors in making more informed decisions. ² However, the rise of AI has also raised questions about the future of work, with many people worried about the potential for AI to automate jobs and displace workers.


This is where collaboration between humans and AI comes in. Instead of viewing artificial intelligence as a threat to employment, we should view it as a tool that can improve human performance and creativity. AI can take over repetitive, low-level tasks, allowing humans to focus on higher-level tasks requiring creativity, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence. ³ In this way, AI can help humans to be more productive and creative, allowing them to achieve more than they would be able to on their own.


The bright side of AI


AI's potential to augment human creativity is one of the most exciting aspects of human and AI collaboration. AI can analyze vast amounts of data and provide insights that are impossible for humans to discover on their own. This can help artists, musicians, and writers create innovative new works and enable scientists and researchers to make discoveries that would be impossible without AI assistance.


In addition to enhancing human creativity, artificial intelligence can also improve human performance in other ways. AI can help athletes train more effectively, and surgeons perform complex procedures more precisely, for instance. In this way, AI can improve human health and allow us to accomplish more than we ever thought possible.


There are risks associated with the potential benefits of human and AI collaboration. The potential for AI to perpetuate existing biases and perpetuate inequality is a growing source of concern. For example, if trained on biased data, AI-powered systems may perpetuate gender and racial biases. To mitigate these risks, it is crucial to develop inclusive AI systems that reflect the diversity of the communities they serve.


The need for ethical AI systems is a further difficulty of human and AI collaboration. AI systems must be designed to prioritize human values and ethical considerations over efficiency and profit maximization. This will require a multidisciplinary approach involving computer science, philosophy, and law specialists, among others.


In conclusion, the collaboration between humans and AI has the potential to transform our world in exciting and beneficial ways. Together, humans and AI can accomplish more than they could and contribute to a better future for all. Nonetheless, it is crucial to ensure that AI systems are created with human values and ethical considerations in mind and are inclusive and bias-free. If we work together, we can only build a future in which humans and AI collaborate to achieve our shared goals and aspirations.


Concluding thoughts


This article has outlined the economic potential and innovation opportunities in the MENA region afforded by AI to youth, the Generation Z demographic, who were born between 1997-2012.


Human and AI collaboration offer immense potential for improving our lives and building a better future. By augmenting human creativity and performance, AI can help us to achieve more than we ever thought possible. However, it is essential to ensure that AI systems are designed with human values and ethical considerations in mind and are inclusive and free from bias. By working together, humans and AI can collaborate to achieve our shared goals and aspirations and create a better world.


Author Bios


Fatima Al Husseiny, Editor, Copywriter, and Tech for Social Good Advocate


Fatima is a LinkedIn content creator and is part of LinkedIn for Journalists Premium Program 2022-2023. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Management from the Lebanese International University and BA in English Language and Literature from the Lebanese University. Her research interests are related to Education, Educational Technology, AI, and Social Media. Fatima’s professional goals are related to developing academic research in her fields of interest. She has been awarded two achievement awards for her contributions to Wikipedia and has various certifications from Google, Coursera, LinkedIn Learning, and Udemy.


Fatima enriches her social responsibility by contributing to educational blogs in reputable media outlets (e.g. Annahar Media Group Website) and content editing in an international context, such as The International Girls Academy, NJ, USA.


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Salim Sheikh, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Over the past 25 years, Salim has built a career in consulting, working both client ‒ and supplier-side as an interim CIO/CTO and a Business Change / Transformation Consultant. Facilitating digital and technology transformations programmes that have included rescue & recovery ("turnaround"), process optimisation & improvement and organizational change – across diverse industries in the UK, Europe, Nordics, Turkey, UAE, US, and Australia.

Salim is an Oxford University (Said Business School) alumni who also has strong academic roots in Artificial Intelligence (AI). He was previously a mentor in the “Responsible Tech Program” managed by “All Tech Is Human” and an academic scholar on topics relating “AI for Social Good”, “AI for Society” and “Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)”.

Salim authored "Understanding the Role of Artificial Intelligence and Its Future Social Impact" –available on IGI Global (https://bit.ly/34cfJVf) – and a new series on “Societal AI” available on Amazon (https://amzn.eu/d/bmYm9K7).

 

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