18 Jun Combining people and machines
NESTA UK reporting on the behavioural experiments we performed in collaboration with the VUB AI lab and Francisco C. Santos team in INESC-ID in Lisbon.
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We tested whether using AI improves co-operation and decision-making in collective risk situations. In such situations, the group must coordinate to resolve a common challenge, such as the climate crisis, to avoid detrimental outcomes for everyone. The experiment results show that delegating responsibility for actions to autonomous agents increased co-operation and co-ordination within the group.