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Google: The global community must regulate AI, not companies
Society as such needs to dictate guidelines and requirements for the use of artificial intelligence – Google does not believe that companies should do this themselves.
Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, is urging everyone to improve on the effects of AI, saying it shouldn’t be up to individual companies to decide how to rein in AI.
Sundar Pichai explains that all products of all companies are being affected by the rapid development of AI and warns that society needs to prepare for technologies similar to those already launched.
“Speechless” over “disturbing” AI
In an interview with “60 Minutes” from Sunday, interviewer Scott Pelley tried several of Google’s AI products, saying he was “speechless” and felt it was “disturbing,” referring to the human characteristics experienced in products like Google’s chatbot Bard.
“We have to adapt as a society,” Pichai told Peleyo, adding that the positions that could be taken over by AI include “knowledge workers” as writers, accountants, architects and, ironically, software developers.
Pelley saw advanced AI products from Google like DeepMind, where robots play football, something they have learned themselves, instead of humans teaching them. He also saw robots recognizing objects on a table and gave Pelley an apple when he asked for it.
In his warnings about the consequences of AI, Pichai said the degree of problems with disinformation and fake news and images is becoming “much greater”, adding that leading to problems and even being harmful.
Intense Ai Battle Between Google and Microsoft
Google publicly launched its AI chatbot Bard as an experimental product last month. This happened after Microsoft’s announcement in January that their search engine Bing should use OpenAI’s GPT technology.
It gained a lot of attention internationally in broad media following the launch of ChatGPT in 2022.
Ai Requires Cross-Border Legislation
Google has presented a document with recommendations for regulating AI, but Pichai said society needs to quickly embrace the new regulations, introduce legislation to punish abuse, make agreements between countries to make AI safe for the world, and introduce rules that align with human values. including moral ethics.
“It shouldn’t be up to individual companies to deal with this.” “Therefore, I believe that the development of this should include not only engineers, but also social scientists, ethicists, philosophers, and so on.”
Ai Is Evolving at Too Fast a Pace
When asked if society is ready for AI technology like Bard, Pichai said, “On the one hand, I feel no, because there seems to be a mismatch between the pace at which we can think and adapt as societal institutions and the pace at which technology evolves,” he says.
However, he added that he is optimistic, since compared to other previous technologies, as the number of people dealing with the complications that AI will cause is large already at an early stage.