Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses ‘Existential Danger’ : The 2-Manner : Npr

Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses ‘Existential Risk’Enlarge this image toggle caption Stephan Savoia/AP Stephan Savoia/APTesla CEO Elon Musk, speaking to U.S. governors this weekend, told the political leaders that artificial intelligence poses an “existential threat” to human civilization.
“It’s true: For years, Musk has issued Cassandra-like cautions about the risks of artificial intelligence.
“AI is a fundamental existential risk for human civilization, and I don’t think people fully appreciate that,” 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.
At the bipartisan National Governors Association in Rhode Island, Musk also spoke about energy sources, his own electric car company and space travel.

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