Introducing the Kitty Hawk Flyer

Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk Flyer falls into the category of ultralight aircraft not requiring a pilot´s license in the US and will be positioned for recreational use. You cannot order the Flyer yet, but with a USD 100,- one-time fee you can become a “Flyer Discovery Member” including a USD 2000,- discount off the selling price.

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