Google's AI push comes with plenty of people problems

Some of the extra workers this year will be part of Google's pledge to have 10,000 people across the company snooping out videos and other material that violate the company's policies - but which computers can't catch on their own. For instance, Pichai said he sees consumers increasingly watching YouTube videos on connected TVs in the living room, a lucrative segment of growth for the digital video advertising that helps power Google's growth. Pichai said the company intends to hire "thousands of people across the U. S. " this year, build or open five new data centers, and make "significant investments" in nine states.

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