Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

One of DeepMind´s investors obviously joked that they should have killed AI guru Demis Hassabis while they had the chance – and Hassabi´s partner in DeepMind, Shane Legg, stated “I think human extinction will probably occur, and technology will likely play a part in this.”

Also, Stephen Hawking told the BBC, “I think the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.”

A lot of warning signs – and an excellent long read in Vanity Fair – absolutely worth your time.

Full article: Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse | Vanity Fair