Google’s CEO touts artificial intelligence as solution to privacy concerns

While addressing privacy concerns facing his company, Google CEO Sundar Pichai cited the tech giant’s work with artificial intelligence as a possible solution to those issues, Mashable reports. Pichai said users will be able to modify their privacy settings simply by stating their name. By speaking to Google, users will be able to bypass hours of data tracking. Pichai said privacy concerns will not alter Google’s AI efforts. “Part of being able to build a smart system is being able to understand users,” Pichai said, “We think this will evolve over time. It will grow and evolve. We don’t want to constrain ourselves in any single way at this early stage.” Google also announced a new privacy setting shortcut that appears when users Google themselves. In related news, Facebook announced DeepText, its…


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