The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing aggressively. It’s influencing our lives and societies more than ever before and will continue to do so at a breathtaking pace. Areas of application are diverse, the possibilities far-reaching if not limitless. Thanks to recent improvements in hardware and software, many AI algorithms already surpass the capacities of human experts. Algorithms will soon start optimizing themselves to an ever greater degree and may one day attain superhuman levels of intelligence.