"There is considerable interest from policymakers and scientists around the world around how artificial intelligence is going to transform their work. In their haste to jump on the AI bandwagon, however, everybody is forgetting we have not solved some older, deeper problems about data that will stymie attempts to get the technology off the ground."

HETAN SHAH executive director of the Royal Statistical Society

FT 19th Aug 2019

Again a reminder that there is no shortcut to leveraging AI whether in government, public utilities or commercial enterprises. AI is not a solution it is a technology.

In parallel read "DeepMind’s losses display the challenges of the AI industry"