Why the biggest names in tech just formed an AI alliance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is equal parts cool and terrifying. Yes, it’s great to have machines become smarter so we can become dumber (we kid), but there are lots of unknowns and misunderstandings about what AI is truly all about. A new alliance between Amazon, Google/DeepMind, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft wants to change all that. The tech giants are forming a non-profit organization called the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society, or the Partnership on AI for short. The group’s aim is to advance the public understanding of AI tech while at the same time formulating best practices for the burgeoning field. In other words, how to keep AI from getting out of hand.”The objective of the Partnership on AI is to address opportunities and challenges with AI…


Link to Full Article: Why the biggest names in tech just formed an AI alliance