Bengaluru: With technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) set to play a key role in a post-pandemic world, it is important to use technology-based tools with fairness and responsibility, said Rohini Srivathsa, National Technology Officer, Microsoft India. Srivathsa was speaking at the Bennett University webinar on Monday on how AI is enabling solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has devastated lives and livelihoods across the world. The technology sector leader said organisations and developers have to nurture practices to make sure AI is used responsibly as it has “broad ramifications”. “Because AI is so pervasive, and it has such broad ramifications we need to think about responsible AI practices from the time of designing the product. At Microsoft, this has been a multi-year journey for us in terms of thinking about responsible AI practices from fairness to privacy to security to transparency,” she said. Srivathsa also emphasised on the need … [Read more...] about Use AI with fairness and responsibilty: National Tech officer, Microsoft India
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Multicloud deployments become go-to strategy as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud grab wallet shareNow, I'd be surprised if AWS hasn't offered all kinds of promises and assurances that such critical competitive data isn't available to the rest of Amazon. But if centuries of corporate misbehavior have taught us anything, it is that companies are quite willing to lie for their own benefit, especially when the bottom line is threatened. Maybe not today, but when times get tough. … [Read more...] about It’s time to spin AWS out of Amazon: They regulate utilities, don’t they?