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Building on the deep expertise of these large companies is at the heart of what Link is trying to do, says Singh. “They move billions of dollars in product per year, and they’re responsible for trillions of dollars in trade. So there is so much experience, and these guys are at the forefront of what the cutting-edge problems are,” he says. “The startups have front-row seats for what problems need to be solved and what are the right technologies to intersect that group with.” … [Read more...] about Starbucks, PepsiCo, and BMW partner to fix a global problem worth trillions
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Antagonistic AI is perhaps the least intuitive classification. It arises in situations where there’s an imperfect yet valuable AI, human effort is essential but poorly incentivized, and the human retains decision rights when the human and AI conflict. In such cases, Athey’s model proposes, the best AI design might be one that produces results that conflict with the preferences of the human agents, thereby antagonistically motivating them to put in effort so they can influence decisions. “People are going to be, at the margin, more motivated if they are not that happy with the outcome when they don’t pay attention,” Athey says. … [Read more...] about Why organizations might want to design and train less-than-perfect AI
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