Eric Schmidt’s Stance on AI Correlates Positively with Autonomous Car Projects

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) executive chairman Eric Schmidt, a longtime advocate of artificial intelligence (AI) research and development, claims the future belongs to AI, but the technology will require the “right approach” to establish itself. Being a former member of the Google driverless car and predictive search engine development teams, he has issued three guidelines for AI developers to work responsibly in the field. His comments, echoed in Time Magazine’s latest op-ed, encourages developers to establish a mindset where the use of AI is embraced primarily to benefit many, as opposed to a select few. While a human mind is more creative than AI, due to the different experiences collected over its lifetime, it is not immune to unconscious and conscious bias. AI can facilitate limited but unbiased decision making, which…


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