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Can AI Improve Family Life?

An AI assistant for caregivers would free up time and energy for empathy, creativity, and connection. More importantly, identifying which parts of caregiving can be automated is likely to teach us a great deal about which family functions and activities should remain fully and solely human.

BERLIN/VANCOUVER – The public debate about the future of artificial intelligence often focuses on two main concerns: the technology’s broader impact on humanity, and its immediate effects on individuals. For the most part, people want to know how automation will transform work. Which industries will still be around tomorrow? And whose job is on the line today?