Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Humans and A.I. can work together to solve society’s challenges.

Lead paragraphs from an extensive AI reality check by Satya Nadella

"Advanced machine learning, also known as artificial intelligence or just A.I., holds far greater promise than unsettling headlines about computers beating humans at games like Jeopardy!, chess, checkers, and Go. Ultimately, humans and machines will work together—not against one another. Computers may win at games, but imagine what’s possible when human and machine work together to solve society’s greatest challenges like beating disease, ignorance, and poverty.

Doing so, however, requires a bold and ambitious approach that goes beyond anything that can be achieved through incremental improvements to current technology. Now is the time for greater coordination and collaboration on A.I."
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Humans and A.I. can work together to solve society’s challenges.
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