‘Existential’ Risk Of AI In Media Strong Focus For Former Google Entrepreneurs

Israeli-based startup Twiggle recently hosted a small group in a private discussion on the existential risk of artificial intelligence to debate the outcome and risks of algorithms that aren’t taught but rather allowed to learn based on daily input. Eventually the algorithm, in theory, would become smarter and more manipulative than humans. “It can learn to do stuff that we don’t want it to do and use any means to achieve it,” said Amir Konigsberg, CEO and co-founder of Twiggle. He co-founded the company with CTO Adi Avidor, who worked on the Google Now project. “It’s more difficult to build artificial intelligence without risk than artificial intelligence with risk.” Entrepreneurs creating AI-related technology agree they must take consider and take responsibility for the benefits as well as  the future risks…


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