Kate Forbes

Scottish National Party MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch

@KateForbesMSP

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  • Scottish Parliament: Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Technologies 13 Nov 2019

    I am pleased to be in the chamber today to debate the topic of artificial intelligence and data-driven technologies and the opportunities that they offer to the Scottish economy and society, as well as the challenges that they pose. It is an important topic, which increasingly touches many aspects of the lives of our constituents. The Scottish Government has a vision to “Use Scotland’s...
  • Scottish Parliament: Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Technologies 13 Nov 2019

    Absolutely. I do not disagree with that, nor would I say that all the hype is unwarranted either. That is why in the debate and in the strategy we are trying to recognise that, although AI is happening to us and we cannot stop it, we need to have a debate about how, with the powers that we have, we can have an ethical framework that puts citizens at its heart and materialises in the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Technologies 13 Nov 2019

    Daniel Johnson is right to identify the need for skills in that area, but it goes much further than that. Although we need people to have the skills to be able to be part of the development of the technology, an even bigger challenge is ensuring that we have the skills that will add value in the next few decades when things such as AI replace jobs, which is one of the risks that we need to...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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