Distributed Artificial Intelligence

Report Overview

Author: Don Tapscott and Anjan Vinod
Release Date: March 22, 2019

Abstract:

The use of artificial intelligence is diffusing, making it one of the broadest technological revolutions ever. Blockchain technology has the unique ability to improve the reliability of AI training data and secure AI implementations through smart contracts and on-chain governance. This project examines AI, the differences among centralized, decentralized, and distributed AI, the utility of autonomous agents, and current scalability and governance challenges.

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