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Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, said there are still some parts of the AI-powered Bard robot that they don’t understand. He spoke, for example, of how his model has shown new abilities in recent tests, such as thinking, planning and creativity.
“You don’t know how everything works. And yet you have given it to the public? Scott Pelley, who works for CBS, asked Sundar Pichai a question. “Yes. Let me put it this way… I don’t think we fully understand how the human mind works either,” the Google boss said.
Sundar Pichai said there is a part of their research that they call “the black box” that they don’t understand. “Sometimes you can’t know why he said that or why he was wrong. We have some thoughts, and as time goes by, we get better at understanding it. But that’s the way things are now,” he said.
During the chat, they talked about how an AI system from Google picked up the Bangladeshi language on its own. also of his ability to think about the pain that people feel or about things like forgiveness.
Are they just using algorithms to put together conversations, or is there more to it than that? “I think we have to be humble about it… I think it’s good that some of these tools are out there so people can understand what’s going on. And let’s start talking and discussing,” Sundar Pichai replied.
Google Defenders Regulate AI
Google’s CEO said he can’t sleep because he worries that this AI could be “very harmful if implemented incorrectly.” He thinks society needs to move quickly to set clear rules for how AI can be used in business. He also called for rules that make it illegal to hurt others and agreements between governments to ensure that these new technologies are safe for everyone.
Pichai said it’s a mistake for companies to let competitive forces get the best of them. “You don’t want to release a technology like this when it’s very, very powerful, because it doesn’t give society time to adapt,” Pichai told CBS. He told me that the company is trying to find better ways to deal with these systems, which is why further testing has been postponed.
But the Mountain View technology company is one of the leaders in this race. OpenAI is sometimes smarter than Microsoft or OpenAI. Its conversational model, Bard, appeared in a much more limited test form than ChatGPT. But even Google employees have warned, for example, that the AI bot was made without thinking about the fact that it could concoct false or dangerous information.
AI will be more transformative than electricity
“I have always thought that AI is the most advanced science that people are working on. In the conversation with CBS, the CEO of Google said: “Deeper than fire or electricity or anything we’ve ever done before.” So he doesn’t think people are ready for more powerful AI systems.
He said that the speed at which we can think is different than the speed at which this technology is changing. An example of this is Google. In an interview, Pichai spoke about it, saying that the company is trying to improve its search engine. Google will create a new one that uses AI, just like Microsoft did with Bing.
The New York Times explains that the new search engine is part of the “Magi” project. The goal is to make the new tool easier to change than the current system. It would have a tool to make images and a robot integrated directly into the search engine.
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