Wednesday 12 January, 2022

The view from my bike Taken the other day. Quote of the Day Question: Stephen Hawking worried about unintended consequences of machine intelligence. Do you share his concern? Answer: I worry about the unintended consequences of human intelligence, such as climate change, human-made pathogens, mass poverty, and environmental catastrophe. The quest for AI should result in new technology, greater understanding, and smarter decision making. AI may one day become our greatest tool in averting such disasters. However, we should proceed cautiously and establish clear rules prohibiting unacceptable uses of AI, such as banning the development of autonomous weapons.

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