iwanrj.com – Jakarta – Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that there is no need to worry about AI technology, because he considers that artificial intelligence technology is not a threat to humans.
quoted Telset from GSMArena on Monday (10/04/2023), instead of being a threat, the Google boss even said that AI technology could actually be an opportunity for the development of technology that is beneficial to humans.
For example, Google’s AI chatbot that is being developed, namely Google Bard. Sundar Pichai said that currently Bard is still in the development stage, and continues to experience improvements.
The Google team is currently working on conversational features like ChatGPT, so that people will be able to engage in conversations with large language model-powered bots or LLMs.
Even though it hasn’t been officially launched yet, Sundar Pichai plans to combine Bard AI and Google Search, and their combination will be more sophisticated than the combination of ChatGPT and Bing.
Moreover, Google controls more than 93% of the total search engine market. However, it is not yet known when Bard will be released to the public.
AI Technology Sophistication Threatens Humans
Previously, an open letter appeared from Elon Musk and other technology experts regarding increasingly sophisticated AI technology. They asked technology companies to temporarily stop AI training, which is more sophisticated than the GPT-4 version of ChatGPT, for about 6 months.
Elon Musk’s request regarding AI technology is contained in a letter issued by the non-profit Future of Life Institute. The letter was signed by Elon Musk and more than 1,000 people who are experts and those working in the world of technology.
This includes Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Stability AI CEO Emad Mostaque. In the letter they call for a pause on advanced AI development to a common security protocol regarding AI.
In their letter, Elon Musk et al detail the potential risks to society and civilization by AI systems such as ChatGPT.
This of course will have an impact on economic and political disturbances, so they ask AI developers to coordinate with the government or state authorities before proceeding with research. [NM/HBS]