Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are on the same page when it comes to creating and executing ethical AI systems that won’t harm humans. Now, the “whole industry” is on board because it will be so efficient that economic growth will explode, he told FOX Business on Tuesday.
“There's no question that it's disruptive,” he added. ”This is not a job killer. This is a job creator.”
Last year, Musk declared that AI was more dangerous than nuclear weapons and called for regulatory oversight, during the South by Southwest tech conference.
But Schmidt said “this is not nuclear.”
“This stuff is capable of making everything we do more efficient, clearer, better algorithms, more productive in the same way that the personal computer did. This has taken over our whole industry in terms of machine learning, better business algorithms,” he said.
In Schmidt’s opinion, AI can help businesses stay competitive.