Google to End Weaponized AI Development

June 13, 2018 Last Updated: June 13, 2018

On Google’s company blog, CEO Sundar Pichai outlined the company’s stance on artificial intelligence (AI) development.

Pichai made the statements after complaints both inside and outside the company about Google’s participation in Project Maven.

Project Maven is a defense department that develops AI for purposes in warfare.

Pichai announced seven concrete principles for future development in AI, including being socially beneficial and tested for safety.