Artificial intelligence (AI) research will get a major boost five top-notch tech companies Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft have joined hands to announce a historic partnership on AI and machine learning. This partnership means that these companies will discuss advancements and conduct research in AI and how to develop best products and services powered by machine learning, TechCrunch reported. Initial financial help will come from these companies and as other stakeholders join the group, the finances are expected to increase. Also Read - Google Play Store announces blanket ban on Sugar Daddy apps over sexual contentAlso Read - Happy Friendship Day 2021: How to send Friendship Day wishes Stickers on WhatsApp
“We want to involve people impacted by AI as well,” Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder and head of applied AI at DeepMind, a subsidiary of Alphabet (parent company of Google), was quoted as saying. According to the report, the organizational structure has been designed to allow non-corporate groups to have equal leadership side-by-side with large tech companies. “The power of AI is in the enterprise sector. For society at-large to get the benefits of AI, we first have to trust it,” Francesca Rossi, AI ethics researcher at IBM Research, said. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had recently said that AI-powered bots will become the next interface, shaping our interactions with the applications and devices we rely on and Microsoft’s latest solutions are set to change the way HP interacts with its customers and partners.
At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in August, Nadella had said that AI-powered chatbots will “fundamentally revolutionize how computing is experienced by everybody.” Nadella had also clarified that the company is not pursuing AI to beat humans at games but to empower people and organizations to solve the most pressing problems of society and economy to make the world a better place. Nadella was the keynote speaker at the conference where he addressed a packed crowd of over 23,000 attendees, primarily IT professionals. He outlined the firm s four pillars to democratize AI Agents, applications, services, and infrastructure at Philips Arena.