Humans and AI will work together in almost every job, Parc CEO Tolga Kurtoglu says

Artificial intelligence is poised to continue advancing until it is “everywhere” — and before it gets there, Tolga Kurtoglu wants to make sure it’s trustworthy. Kurtoglu is the CEO of Parc, the iconic Silicon Valley research and development firm previously known as Xerox Parc. Although it’s best known for its pioneering work in the early days of computing — developing technologies such as the mouse, object-oriented programming and the graphical user interface — Parc continues to help companies and government agencies envision the future of work. “A really interesting project that we’re working on is about how to bring together these AI agents, or computational agents, and humans together, in a way that they form sort of collaborative teams, to go after tasks,” Kurtoglu said on the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher. “And robotics is a great domain for exploring some of the ideas there.” Whereas today you might be comfortable asking Apple’s Siri for the weather or telling Amazon’s Alexa to add an item to your to-do list, Kurtoglu envisions a future where interacting with a virtual agent is a two-way street. You might still give it commands and questions, but it would also talk…


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