Y Combinator’s Sam Altman sees dark future if government can’t keep up with tech

Earlier in his chat Altman also sounded ominous about the potential for malevolent artificial intelligence and the dangers of income inequality in the future.On the possibility of machines turning against their makers, he said, “In a sense, this is not just creating new technology, this is creating a new life form. … It could be great but I think we should be working to make sure it’s great and not bad.”He likened the current state of technology and policy on artificial intelligence to environmental warming 50 years ago. he said what gets created with AI is likely to be more powerful than the humans who create it.”(Global warming) didn’t seem that threatening 50 years ago but it would have been nice to bend the curve then, not trying to deal…


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