April 30, 2018
Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that technology companies must take greater responsibility for the impact of their work on society, particularly AI.
Addressing investors, the entrepreneur welcomed the ‘technology renaissance’ we are experiencing but said he recognises the many potential threats it brings.
Brin promised he would work to protect humanity from the potentially negative impacts of AI, including manipulation and ‘sci-fi style sentience’.
Google has become a top target in Silicon Valley for regulators, authorities and critics in advertising and media concerned about its growing influence.
His comments follow a period of heightened global awareness about the misuse of digital services and dark predictions over the future of intelligent machines.
This article was posted: Monday, April 30, 2018 at 8:09 am