The Most Disastrous Week in AI Ever
The week began on a ‘not-so-friendly’ note for IBM employees, with the company announcing a hiring freeze for HR, finance, and accounting roles, where it estimates that AI will eliminate 7,800 jobs or 30% of its administrative positions.
This was followed by the godfather of AI, Geoffrey Hinton quitting Google, who now wants to speak freely about the technology dangers. He expressed concerns over the flood of misinformation, AI's impact on the job market, and the risk posed by creating true digital intelligence.
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