Elon Musk warns that artificial intelligence has the potential to destroy civilization

The tycoon and SEO’s Tesla, Twitter and SpaceX, Elon Muskin a preview of an interview with the Fox network, expressed his concern about the future of the artificial intelligence (AI).

“AI is more dangerous than bad production aircraft design or bad production cars,” he said. Musk in the excerpt published last Friday. “In the sense that it has the potential, however small, to destroy civilization”he added.

The event occurred after Muskalong with hundreds of experts, call for a pause in the development of the artificial intelligence for the “dramatic economic and political disruption (especially for democracy) that AI will cause.”

AI: danger of “large-scale misinformation or cyber attacks”

“Over the past few months, we’ve seen AI labs launch into an uncontrolled race to develop and deploy increasingly powerful digital brains that no one, including their creators, can reliably understand, predict, or control,” he says. Musk.

In previous months, he had also stated that the AI it’s “a pretty dangerous technology,” and he regretted “having done some things to speed it up.”

For his part, the director of Open AI —who also designed ChatGPT—, sam altmansaid he is “a little afraid” that the algorithm will be used for “disinformation on a large scale or cyber attacks.”

According to the Financial Times, Elon Musk also want to be part of AI breakthrough and would be about to launch his own company. The tycoon would have had conversations with several investors to participate, according to information from the aforementioned medium.

Musk would have already started hiring engineers to work on this project: Igor Babuschkina former DeepMind employee, would be the first and approximately half a dozen other engineers, according to the specialized press.

The AI ​​startup is separate from its other companies, though it could use Twitter content as data to train its language model and leverage Tesla’s computing resources.

With information from EFE and AFP.