A still from the movie Terminator: Genisys. Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt said even kitchen-cleaning robots are a long way off, and that tools to boost AI now centre on internet-based services and information that helps make users smarter. Photo: SCMP Pictures

‘Only movies build bad robots’: Google makes machine-learning software TensorFlow open source in bid to boost AI industry

Alphabet chief executive Schmidt downplays fears of helping to build robot race that may one day go rogue, says new tools help make people smarter

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A still from the movie Terminator: Genisys. Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt said even kitchen-cleaning robots are a long way off, and that tools to boost AI now centre on internet-based services and information that helps make users smarter. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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