Key figures in AI recently signed an open letter warning of the potential risks of racing to develop AI technology. Well-known signatories include Elon Musk, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and researchers at DeepMind. They say that the training of AIs over a specific capacity should be paused for six months.
The letter is a response to the fast-paced AI arms race that has been taking place between tech companies. It warns that AI could aid misinformation and replace jobs. Others wonder if developing AI harms humans on a longer time scale. As AI develops, regulatory bodies will try to keep up.
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