Samsung’s co-CEO, Kyung Kye-hyun, recently spoke at the Samsung AI Forum in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, emphasizing the need for further research on the safety, trustworthiness, and sustainability of artificial intelligence (AI). With advancements in AI technology, there is a growing need to understand and address the potential risks associated with it.
The forum, which brought together over 1,000 leading academics and industry experts, focused on Large-scale AI for a better tomorrow. Kyung hoped to explore ways to create a brighter future through AI and semiconductor technologies.
While discussing the importance of in-depth research, Kyung also highlighted Samsung’s commitment to optimizing chip development and production processes using AI. Additionally, he stressed the significance of utilizing energy consumed during the training and reasoning process more efficiently for sustainable growth of generative AI.
Kyung expressed confidence in Samsung’s role in strengthening the AI ecosystem by providing critical components of AI computing systems, including High Bandwidth Memory chips.
The AI Forum, now in its seventh year, serves as a platform for Samsung to enhance its advanced semiconductor technology by networking with and learning from prominent scholars in the AI sector.
This year’s event saw keynote speeches from industry experts such as Jim Keller, CEO of AI chip startup Tenstorrent, and Yoshua Bengio, a computer science professor at the University of Montreal. Keller introduced RISC-V, an open-source instruction set architecture that enables the development of custom processors for various applications, emphasizing its potential in next-generation AI hardware design. Bengio shared research on a safe AI machine learning algorithm that prevents large language models from developing in unintended directions.
Additionally, the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology revealed plans to integrate AI into the company’s semiconductor development, discussing the potential it holds for the future of the chip industry.
In conclusion, the Samsung AI Forum brought together experts to discuss the future of AI and semiconductor technologies. Kyung Kye-hyun emphasized the need for extensive research on AI safety and trustworthiness in order to harness the full potential of AI and create a sustainable future. Samsung remains committed to playing a pivotal role in strengthening the AI ecosystem through its advanced semiconductor technology offerings.