Disability community has long wrestled with ‘helpful’ technologies – lessons for everyone in dealing with AI

Disabled people are experts in using – and designing – assistive technologies. They have lessons to offer everyone about keeping control when help is offered.

You might have heard that artificial intelligence is going to revolutionize everything, save the world and give everyone superhuman powers. Alternatively, you might have heard that it will take your job, make you lazy and stupid, and make the world a cyberpunk dystopia.

Consider another way to look at AI: as an assistive technology – something that helps you function.

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