New research paper reveals the behaviors that give Google the heebiejeebies about AI

It’s hard to think of a company more infatuated with AI than Google. With multi-billion dollar investments in deep learning startups like DeepMind, and responsible for some of the biggest advances involving neural networks, Google is the greatest cheerleader artificial intelligence could possibly hope for. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t things about AI that scare the search giant. Related: Google researchers have plans for an AI “kill switch” In a new paper, entitled “Concrete Problems in AI Safety,” Google researchers — alongside experts from UC Berkeley and Stanford University — lay out some of the possible “negative side effects” which may arise from AI systems over the coming years. Instead of focusing on the distant threat of superintelligence, the 29-page paper instead examines “unintended and harmful behavior that may emerge from poor design.” Two…


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