Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella mocked a major AI announcement on “CBS Mornings,” which aired hours before an event to reveal the company’s plans.
More details about the announcement will be revealed at an in-person event at the company’s headquarters in Redmond on Tuesday afternoon.
Microsoft has been investing billions in artificial intelligence. Last month, the company announced it is making a “multi-million dollar, multi-year investment” in OpenAI, the AI research company behind ChatGPT, positioning Microsoft to sharpen its competition with Google in bringing new AI advances to market.
“CBS Mornings” co-host Tony Dokoupil asked Nadella: “What do you say to people who are worried that what you’re building might grow the economy, but it will affect their work and life in a way that Can’t predict?
Nadella said the new technology still requires people to read, edit and approve the content. She also said that she believes Microsoft’s AI work will create more “satisfaction in current jobs and net new jobs,” and claimed that wages could also rise as a result of the company’s plans.
Nadella’s full conversation about Microsoft’s big announcement will air on “CBS Mornings” on Wednesday, February 8.
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