Elon Musk fears 'Artificial Intelligence' may endanger human civilization

Elon Musk fears 'Artificial Intelligence' may endanger human civilization

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned USA lawmakers about artificial intelligence tech, stating that the brakes should be put on the technology before it is too late. "If your competitor is rushing to build AI and you don't, it will crush you, " Musk said.

Musk told the governors that AI calls for precautionary, proactive government intervention: "I think by the time we are reactive in AI regulation, it's too late", he said. Among those nominated that year were people who believe in the "artificial intelligence apocalypse" and folks who choose taxi cabs over rider-sharing companies like Uber, among others. In all those stories where there's the guy with the pentagram and the holy water, it's like - yeah, he's sure he can control the demon.

"We gotta make super sure that a fleet-wide is basically impossible and that if people are in the auto, that they have override authority on whatever the vehicle is doing".

"I think one of the biggest concern for autonomous vehicles is somebody achieving a fleet-wide hack", he said, then provided a humorous scenario of what hackers could achieve.

Elon Musk also made time for a private meet and greeted with several U.S. state Governors. "I did my best, and I think in a few cases I did make some progress".

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If [the programming] is not well thought out - even if its intent is benign - it could have quite a bad outcome. He warned USA governors that AI is "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization" and asked them to oversee the technology's development.

As a CEO of two innovative companies and co-founder of two AI start-ups, Musk is aware of the difficulties of overcoming harsh regulations.

"Until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don't know how to react because it seems so ethereal", he said.

According to Mask, the artificial intelligence can be used in the information war, in particular the propagation of fake news.

When asked at the 2016 Code Conference in California if the answer to the question of whether we are in a simulated computer game was "yes", Musk said 'probably'. Musk noted that there was a big difference between a 5-year timeframe and a 10-year timeframe, saying that innovation will grow exponentially. The country needs to keep its word. He reiterated that this is inadequate for AI because the technology represents "a fundamental risk to the existence of civilisation", just before leaving the stage to go back to his factory that is developing the most advanced car-driving robots, powered by. AI.

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