Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai says AI is ‘too important not to regulate well’ amid growing safety concerns

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says company “cares deeply” about developing AI responsibly.
Google’s CEO penned an article for the Financial Times about the firm’s commitment to AI safety. 
Sundar Pichai emphasized that as AI develops it’s becoming “too important not to regulate well.”
Pichai recently headed to the White House to discuss AI safety with vice president Kamala Harris. 

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai says the company remains committed to developing AI responsibly as safety concerns mount over the rapid growth of the tech.

In a Financial Times article published Tuesday, Pichai — who became the tech giant’s CEO in 2015 — said he is optimistic about the future of AI calling it the “most profound technology humanity is working on today,” but noted that some companies are locked in a race to become first movers in the space, which means safety is being overlooked. 

“While some have tried to reduce this moment to just a competitive AI race, we see it as so much more than that,”…

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This article was written by Sawdah Bhaimiya and originally published on