In the prior Montana 2050 Report, I discussed how the increasing importance of data in the economy of the future has presented Montana with the opportunity to attract the data center industry to the state and position itself as the Last Best Place to compute.

Continuing with the goal to assess the current and future technological landscape to identify opportunities that will enable Montana to lead the economy of the future, in this report I will be looking into one of the most exciting and innovative technologies driving demand for data and computational power: Artificial Intelligence.