Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMWare said that attempts to regulate artificial intelligence (AI) is a “silly idea.” He made this statement amid the ongoing debate over the role that AI technology will play in the future.
The CEO of a cloud computing and software virtualization company said that AI technology will play a significant role in company’s future. Though there have been warnings about potential hazards of technology, it can be a force for good.
He believes AI is making everything smarter and more efficient. It will benefit businesses and healthcare, and help in creating smart cities.
Elon Musk and renowned physicist Stephen Hawking have spoken in the past about the perils of AI technology. Hawking said that the emergence of AI could become the worst event of civilization.
Lawmakers in European Parliament are looking forward to putting regulations over the development of AI.
However, Gelsinger called it a “silly idea” and highlighted that the approach won’t come to fruition. It is not possible to put regulations over AI, which has algorithms and software.
Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich, stated that AI is in the stage of “infancy,” and it will be too soon to regulate it. AI needs a boost of innovation to grow. His views on the bleak chances of regulating AI are in consensus with Gelsinger.
Similarly, VMWare CEO outlined that AI is in the beginning stages, and it will be difficult to regulate.