AI leaders sound the alarm with a 22-word wake-up call
We can’t ignore these pressing issues, even if advanced AI is still just cooking in the lab.
AI’s looming dangers have brought big-name researchers and CEOs to their keyboards, dashing out a concise 22-word wake-up call that urges humanity to grapple with AI risks at the same level as pandemics and nuclear war.
The brief and intensely focused message urges us to take AI’s risks seriously:
“Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and nuclear war.”
Tackling AI safety, the great debate still rolls on
Dan Hendrycks, executive director at the Center for AI Safety, thinks keeping it short and sweet is key. To him, less is more regarding a stark message – you can’t dilute what’s potent.
With this warning, he aims to show the world that fringe worrywarts don’t just hold anxiety about AI; nope, it’s got legs, and it matters.
AI is nowhere near perfection
Amidst all the squabbling and hypotheticals surrounding AI safety debates, there’s one thing they all agree on: AI is causing a lot of headaches – from mass surveillance, error-riddled predictive policing, and a misinformation epidemic.
We can’t ignore these pressing issues, even if advanced AI is still cooking in the lab.
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