Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming very real—and at an exponentially faster rate. Moreover, those organizations that leverage AI in sync with those hard and soft trends that are shaping the future stand to make the most of its extraordinary potential.

Anticipating Societal Shifts and Civil Unrest Using AI

On one level, artificial intelligence is poised to help anticipate and address such critical issues as cybersecurity, civil unrest and even outright acts of terrorism. For example, using technology such as automated smart detection, officials at the recent Olympics in Rio were successful in maintaining security in a wide array of venues and locations.

Closer to home, the Central Intelligence Agency’s deputy director for digital innovation Andrew Hallman recently addressed the issue of anticipatory intelligence at an event hosted by the government and technology website NextGov. Hallman spoke of the agency’s greatly improved ability to predict potentially dangerous events days before they actually occurred.

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