Report: Tech Giants Laying Groundwork for Artificial Intelligence Group

Employees from five of the tech world’s largest companies have been actively meeting to discuss the long-term financial and ethical effects of artificial intelligence on the global economy. The group doesn’t yet have a name, but it does have a thorny issue on its mind. The increasing sophistication and use of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are raising some long-term questions of ethics that society will eventually have to deal with. Fortunately, five of the technology industry’s largest companies are already on top of it. Last week, The New York Times revealed that employees at Google’s parent company, Alphabet, were meeting with officials from Amazon, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft to discuss the long-term ramifications of AI on the public. The group is so informal at this point that it doesn’t even…


Link to Full Article: Report: Tech Giants Laying Groundwork for Artificial Intelligence Group