Daniel Huttenlocher, Dean of MIT’s Schwarzman College of Computing

Humanitarian AI Today

Nov 27 2021 • 45 mins


Jean-Martin Bauer, Senior Digital Advisor from the United Nations World Food Program speaks with Daniel Huttenlocher, the inaugural dean of MIT’s Schwarzman College of Computing, board chair of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and board member of Corning Inc. and Amazon.com. Jean-Martin and Daniel discuss MIT’s new college, AI education, humanitarian applications of artificial intelligence and a new book co-written by Daniel, Eric Schmidt and Henry Kissinger called the “The Age of AI”. This insightful and cautionary book focuses on AI and our human future, topics that Jean-Martin and Sarah Spencer point out are highly relevant to humanitarian actors.