What are the biggest facepalm moments you have ever experienced? by Somil Bansal
Answer by Somil Bansal:
When Indian media interpreted Artificial Intelligence (AI) as Air India.
This is probably not my biggest facepalm moment, but it’s a recent and good one. So the story goes like this: Sundar Pichai was giving an interview to Indian media.
Media: What is the next big thing at Google?
Mr. Pichai: Google is betting big on AI, machine learning.
Next day, you wake up with the following headline:
I had a pretty good laugh at this, but somewhere many AI researchers died a thousand deaths!