Elon Musk issues a new warning about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence (AI). According to him, the technology could cause the “destruction of civilization”. Should we be worried about the future of humanity because of AI? Let's find out together.
The dangers of artificial intelligence according to Elon Musk
Visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk warns of the dangers that artificial intelligence could pose to our society. Although he himself is involved in the development of AI within his various companies, including a new, still-secret venture, he believes that this technology could lead to the “destruction of civilization
I saw it happening from well before GPT-1, which is why I tried to warn the public for years.
The only one on one meeting I ever had with Obama as President I used not to promote Tesla or SpaceX, but to encourage AI regulation.
In a recent interview, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla and Twitter pointed out that AI poses far greater risks than other areas, such as poorly managed aviation or the production of faulty cars. According to him, even if the probability is low, AI has the potential to irreversibly disrupt our society.
Tech giants race for AI
In recent times, many artificial intelligence-related products have been launched for consumer use, including by giants such as Google and Microsoft. In the face of this mad rush, Elon Musk and other industry leaders have signed an open letter calling for a six-month moratorium on AI development.
Let's see what the psy ops cat drags in …
The South African tycoon believes that it is necessary to act quickly to regulate this technology and prevent potential abuses. He supports the idea of government regulation of AI, even if he recognizes that “it's not fun to be regulated”.
A call for regulation and vigilance
Elon Musk insists that the introduction of regulations should not be postponed, because once AI “takes control”, it will be too late to act. For him, a regulatory agency should start by learning about AI and then consulting with industry stakeholders before making rules.
ChatGPT, and is also working on using AI to detect and highlight public opinion manipulation on Twitter.
TruthGPT, Elon Musk's project to counter Google and Microsoft
During his interview, Elon Musk announced that he wanted to launch a new project called TruthGPT. According to him, it would be an “ultimate truth-seeking AI” that “cares about understanding the universe” and would have a mostly beneficial impact. This ambitious project aims to create a competitor to the artificial intelligence offerings of tech giants Microsoft and Google.
Although artificial intelligence represents incredible opportunities for our society, Elon Musk insists on the importance of being vigilant and supervising its development. The implementation of regulations and projects such as TruthGPT could help minimize the risks and ensure a safer future for humanity.
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