Elon Musk Likes Most Technology, But He Wants One Sector Regulated

Electric cars, an underground “hyperloop” and a manned mission to Mars are all A-OK for inventor and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. But there’s one technology he’s still holding out on: artificial intelligence. That’s why he encouraged U.S. governors to get out in front of the industry and do some proactive regulating.  Continue Reading Musk met with state governors at the National Governors Association to talk about different kinds of emerging technology. In addition to A.I., Musk talked about solar energy, space travel and self-driving cars. “AI is a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization in a way that car accidents, airplane crashes, faulty drugs or bad food were not,” Musk said.  Related StoryElon Musk Thinks He Has A Way To Make Colonizing Mars Cheaper But his feelings towards A.I. aren’t anything new. “I mean, with artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon,” Musk said at a 2014 event at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Musk warned that the hyper-competitiveness of the tech industry could push developers to work on A.I. before their competitors. And if that happens without any kind of oversight, Musk says it could pose “the greatest risk we face as a civilization.” Back in 2015, Musk helped fund OpenAI,…


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