Microsoft’s research chief, Eric Horvitz, has contradicted them (experts as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors, Steve Wozniak of Apple) saying that he did not see AI as a threat. HA!
Originally posted on techandscience1337:
Artificial intelligence arms race: Scientists explain why it is now possible.
A letter signed by such experts as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors, Steve Wozniak of Apple will be presented at the international Artificial intelligence conference today. These experts have warned that an artificial intelligence arms race could be disastrous and could pose a threat to the future of humanity.
The reason they warn us against it is because the technology could get out of human control. They are still in favor of AI research, but with a ban on AI weapons. The united nations also had a discussion on the subject, to propose legislation on the ban of AI weapons, just as biological weapons and chemical weapons have been banned.
Other notable signers of the letter are Professor Noam Chomsky and Google AI…
View original 155 more words