Dallas IT Support Company and Dallas Managed Services Provider Think Unified talks about AI Safety News

With the growing concern of whether Artificial Intelligence is safe to be out in the general population, the founders of LinkedIn and eBay have a donated a combined 20 million dollars to the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, which researches AI safety. Many people fear the idea of a super-intelligent computer coming into existence as it they feel it poses a threat to human safety. Others have concerns about how this high level of intelligent automation will affect jobs, the healthcare industry, education, and our vehicles.

The goal of the research program is to find out how to design and build technologies that consider ethical frameworks and moral values. AI needs to be controlled so that it can provide maximum benefit and minimal harm to society. Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft have also come together  to form an AI partnership that aims to advance the public understanding of the sector and to set standards on how future research of this technology should be conducted. The group of businesses, calling themselves the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society, has stated that it will “conduct research, recommend best practices, and publish research under an open license in areas such as ethics, fairness and inclusivity; transparency, privacy, and interoperability; collaboration between people and AI systems; and the trustworthiness, reliability and robustness of the technology”.

You may have noticed an increase in the speed of customer service when you go online to chat with support agents. This could be due to automated customer service, such as DigitalGenius, that allows companies to automate basic text questions and answer chats with customers. In the future, AI is also expected to have a positive impact on IT Support businesses, such as Think Unified, by enabling employees to operate at a faster rate with these new types of technology.  If you would like to learn more about how an IT Support Services company like Think Unified could help your Dallas Fort Worth business FASTER  & BETTER, call 972-864-3433 or email info@thinkunified.com.