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Cloud AI is like nuclear power

In a recent speech, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai called for new regulations in the world of AI, with the obvious focus that AI has been commoditized by cloud computing. This is no surprise, now that we’re debating the ethical questions that surround the use of AI technology: most especially, how easily AI can weaponize computing—for businesses as well as bad actors.

Pichai highlighted the dangers posed by technologies such as facial recognition and “deepfakes,” in which an existing image or video of a person is replaced with someone else’s likeness using artificial neural networks. He also stressed that any legislation must balance “potential harms ... with social opportunities.”

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/ By David Linthicum / 0 Comments

Cloud AI is like nuclear power

In a recent speech, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai called for new regulations in the world of AI, with the obvious focus that AI has been commoditized by cloud computing. This is no surprise, now that we’re debating the ethical questions that surround the use of AI technology: most especially, how easily AI can weaponize computing—for businesses as well as bad actors.

Pichai highlighted the dangers posed by technologies such as facial recognition and “deepfakes,” in which an existing image or video of a person is replaced with someone else’s likeness using artificial neural networks. He also stressed that any legislation must balance “potential harms ... with social opportunities.”

To read this article in full, please click here