Google Is Working on Kill Switch for Artificial Intelligence

Researchers from Google’s AI division DeepMind are developing a kill switch for artificial intelligence (AI). The Internet giant has suggested that a big red button could be used to prevent AI from a “harmful consequence of actions.” A study conducted by the tech giant’s DeepMind research unit and University of Oxford said that there should be a way to safely and repeatedly interrupt an algorithm. DeepMind is Google’s London-based company that was acquired in 2014. It is developing a feature that will be a kill switch for robots and other artificial intelligence systems. The research may ease the AI fears. People who fear that the world may one day have robotic overloads will be heartened by this study. Computer World notes that the idea is that one day an AI system…


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