Artificial intelligence is one of the newest things on the market when it comes to technology. Some of the biggest tech companies have decided to start a partnership in order to develop better devices with AI.
These companies include Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. All of these companies are using AI for their devices. Microsoft has Cortana and Amazon has Alexa. Now, Apple announced that it is going to join this Ai initiative. This means that Siri, Apple’s assistant is going to learn some new tricks from the other digital assistants.
This AI initiative is called the Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society. Despite the fact that the name is kind of weird, this AI initiative could help all of these companies develop better devices. This partnership was first revealed in September last year. Then only Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, And IBM were founding members.
Although Apple did not participate at the beginning, it was enthusiastic about this project. This is why its decision to join the AI initiative is not surprising. Apple’s representative is going to be Tom Gruber. He is also the co-founder of Siri, Apple’s AI assistant.
The first meeting between these tech giants is going to on February 3rd. None of the companies announced what they are going to do with this partnership. People mentioned that they might write about inclusivity, privacy, and ethics.
This partnership could help all of the companies become better at making AI devices and it could also help them set some rules. Because it is a new field in technology, companies don’t have experience with AI and these tech giants could make up some ethical rules.
Of course, at this meetings are going to come some of the best AI engineers. This is why Apple joined the team; to get its hand on the best engineers. All in all this AI initiative could benefit all of us, from companies to buyers. We’ll wait and see what happens at the first meeting and then we will know what to expect. Let’s hope that this partnership is a good one.
What is your opinion about this partnership? Did you expect Apple to join the team also?
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