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Hawking, Musk Warn Of ‘Virtually Inevitable’ AI Arms Race

Hawking Musk Warn Of Virtually Inevitable AI Arms Race TechCrunch


Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and over 1,000 AI and robotics researchers have signed a letter suggesting a ban on AI warfare, warning of the potential for rampant destruction at the hands of “autonomous weaponry.”

The letter, which was presented Monday at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, specifically advised against militaries engaging in an AI arms race.

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The problem is that not everyone will listen to Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk. 

Stephen Hawking will likely talk more about this in his Reddit AMA.

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