Google announces its plan to make artificial intelligence more ‘human’

#google announces its plan to make artificial intelligence more ‘human’

  • As AI technology grows rapidly, Google wants to make sure that it’s accessible and inclusive, developed with people in mind.
  • Called the People + AI Research Initiative or the PAIR, this newly-announced team within the Google Brain division will “study and redesign the ways people interact with AI systems” so that we build systems with “people in mind at the start of the process.”
  • The PAIR will examine the relationship between users and technology, the vast array of applications that AI will facilitate, and how to make everything accessible and broadly inclusive.
  • The PAIR team is led by Google Brain researchers Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg, and the 12 other team members will work with researchers from Harvard University and MIT to focus on three areas of user needs:

    The PAIR won’t necessarily answer all the concerns out there.

  • Compounded by other intersectional factors, the Fourth Industrial Revolution certainly isn’t going to be an easy process, but with Google’s new initiative, we are definitely taking one step further in the right direction: the hope is that as the PAIR team grows and as its work expands, we will see its impact across Google’s apps and services as well as see similar efforts from other companies.

As AI technology grows rapidly, Google wants to make sure that it’s accessible and inclusive, developed with people in mind. That’s where the PAIR comes in.
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Rise of artificial intelligence: learning to love machines

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It was my blessing and my curse to be the world chess champion when computers finally reached a world championship level of play. When I resigned the final match game against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue on May 11, 1997, I became the first world champion to be defeated in a classical match by a machine.
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Artificial Intelligence can end civilisation: Stephen Hawking

Artificial Intelligence can end civilisation: Stephen Hawking (by @PrasunSonwalkar)

  • It follows that computers can, in theory, emulate human intelligence – and exceed it.”
  • Hawking said: “Success in creating AI could be the biggest event in the history of our civilisation.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to eradicate poverty and disease or hasten the end of human civilisation as we know it, celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking told an audience in Cambridge on Wednesday evening.
  • Hawking said: “Intelligence is central to what it means to be human.
  • Everything that our civilisation has achieved is a product of human intelligence, from learning to master fire, to learning to grow food, to understanding the cosmos.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to eradicate poverty and disease or hasten the end of human civilisation, celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking told an audience in Cambridge on Wednesday evening.
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