Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM team up to address fears about artificial intelligence

Facebook, Google and other tech giants have used artificial intelligence to develop self-driving cars, describe photos for the blind, power virtual assistants or complete other tasks. But the technology — the topic of plenty of dystopian films and novels — has also drummed up fear and anxiety about a future where rogue robots outsmart humans or take over their jobs. Worth reading Superintelligence by Bostrom. We need to be super careful with AI. Potentially more dangerous than nukes. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 3, 2014 Now five major tech companies are teaming up to make sure artificial intelligence does more good than harm. On Thursday, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Google-owned DeepMind Technologies said they were forming a nonprofit called “the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and…


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