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Humanity should get the best from AI, not the worst – UN disability rights expert

09 May 2022

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Human Rights Council

Special Rapporteur on disability

Artificial intelligence has fundamentally altered the terms of existence for human beings, said UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities Gerard Quinn.

“New technologies can be of enormous benefit to persons with disabilities and drive the search for inclusive equality across a broad range of fields such as employment, education and independent living,” he said. “However, there are many well-known discriminatory impacts.”

Quinn made his statement during a presentation of his report to the Human Rights Council. In [...]

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