Tech titans join to study artificial intelligence

Tech titans join to study artificial intelligence By Afp Published: 20:49, 29 September 2016 | Updated: 20:49, 29 September 2016 Major technology firms have joined forces in a partnership on artificial intelligence, aiming to cooperate on “best practices” on using the technology “to benefit people and society.”Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, and Google-owned British AI firm DeepMind on Wednesday announced a non-profit organization called “Partnership on AI” focused on helping the public understand the technology and practices in the field.The move comes amid concerns that new artificial intelligence efforts could spin out of control and end up being detrimental to society. Academics, non-profit groups, and specialists in policy and ethics will be invited to join the board of the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society ©Chip Somodevilla…


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