Google lays out seven principles for AI applications

Google has long been using AI to make its products more useful, and now it is releasing its list of seven AI principles it will follow in assessing AI. The seven principles are:  AI has to benefit society, taking into account a range of social and economic factors. It will only proceed with technology when the overall benefits significantly outweigh the foreseeable risks. AI has to avoid creating or reinforcing unfair bias, particularly in regards to characteristics such as race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, income, sexual orientation, ability, and political or religious belief. AI has to be built and tested for...