More Concern From Silicon Valley Donors About the Risks of Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk notably sounded the alarm about potentially catastophic artificial intelligence. As concern grows, Dustin Moskovitz and Cari Tuna’s funding outfit is also paying attention, with several recent grants focused on the risks of AI, including one for $5.5 million.  Artificial intelligence research is booming, and the field has drawn a ton of private funds as a result, especially surrounding the race to bring autonomous vehicles to market. But a smaller research priority involves heading off enormous risks at stake as humanity creeps toward the advent of advanced artificial intelligence.  To paraphrase the great Dr. Ian Malcolm, there’s more research being devoted to whether we could, than there is to whether we should. As it looks increasingly likely that humans could develop machine intelligence that outperforms our own, how do…


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