IIT Madras Chief Justice Chandrachud Expressed His Concern About The Misuse Of AI And Technology

By Neha Bhardwaj July 23, 2023 12:00 AM IST

CJI IIT Madras Speech: Artificial Intelligence is being seen as a new revolution in the field of IT. Meanwhile, Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Saturday (July 22) expressed concern about the misuse of technology.

At the convocation ceremony of IIT Madras, CJI Chandrachud said that nowadays we all are using technology but still we have many questions regarding it.

Addressing the graduating students at the 60th convocation of IIT Madras, the CJI said that social media has allowed us to connect with people of all ages, but this new communication tool has given rise to new behaviors like online abuse and trolling.

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CJI Chandrachud said that AI (Artificial Intelligence) has the potential to misuse, mislead, threaten or even intimidate individuals. Preventing its misuse for harmful purposes will be one of the major challenges for all. Misuse of technology online should not create fear in the minds of the users.

Chief Justice Chandrachud asked, “Today I want to leave you two questions which I hope you will ask yourself. What value does your technology represent and what are its possibilities?

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Justice Chandrachud said that when we are moving towards the future, we should see how science and technology can help in human development. Today video conferencing has changed the way we work.

Pawan Goenka, chairman of the board of governors of IIT Madras, said the institute’s expenditure on research activities has increased from about Rs 250 crore earlier to Rs 1,000 crore now. A total of 2,571 students graduated during the 60th Convocation.

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