Eric Schmidt is one of the great business leaders who have driven the creation engine at Google and Alphabet, and has long been an advocate of the smart use of computing to drive business value. He has clearly mastered this discipline and has been instrumental in creating one of the most valuable companies on the planet. He is also a visionary on the state of computing technology including Artificial Intelligence. If you want to know the future of AI, track what Eric Schmidt says he will be doing.
This video gives insights into Google’s belief that at scale, AI algorithms can generate incredible results, especially around unplanned learning.
Eric hits many other topics, including robotics, cybersecurity, nation on nation cyber war and AI safety issues (meaning threats from AI, in particular, AI self-modification that cannot be verified as desired by humans (will one day a Roomba decide to kill the family dog because the dog makes messes?):
This is clearly a guy to track. We will keep tabs on Eric and what his gang us up to and keep giving you the insights you need. Track more on this and all other megatrends in technology at the Things Cyber Tech Landscape page.