Google now says controversial AI voice calling system will identify itself to humans

Following widespread outcry over the ethical questions raised by #Google’s new #Duplex system, which lets #AI mimic a human voice to make appointments, #Google now says the experimental system will have "disclosure built-in." [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


“We understand and value the discussion around #Google #Duplex — as we’ve said from the beginning, transparency in the technology is important,” a #Google spokesperson told The Verge in a statement this evening.
“We are designing this feature with disclosure built-in, and we’ll make sure the system is appropriately identified.
That the many in #Google did not erupt in utter panic and disgust at the first suggestion of this… is incredible to me.
Now, it seems as if #Google taking extra steps to ensure the public that it’s taking a stance of transparency following the online outcry.
That includes making sure that #Duplex will make itself “appropriately identified” in the future, for the benefit of all parties involved.

Opinion… * Man-Made


“Hello, I am robot”. #Google #Duplex will make itself “appropriately identified”, for the benefit of all parties involved. #AI #Voice #Trend

Source: The Verge