Red Ice News

The Future is the Past

Artificial Intelligence Could Be ’More Dangerous Than Nukes’
New to Red Ice? Start Here!

Artificial Intelligence Could Be ’More Dangerous Than Nukes’

Source: mashable.com


Elon Musk Says Artificial Intelligence Could Be ’More Dangerous Than Nukes’

When Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, comments on the future, ears in the tech space perk up. But a weekend mini-rant from the futurist drew the attention of even some non-techies and revealed that he’s more worried about an artificial intelligence (A.I.) apocalypse than he’s let on in recent months.

Posting his thoughts to Twitter on Saturday, after recommending a book about A.I., Musk made what might be the most controversial technology statement of his career: "We need to be super careful with A.I. Potentially more dangerous than nukes."



Others, like Google’s Ray Kurzweil, have discussed a technological "singularity," in which A.I.’s take over from humans, but rarely has such a high profile voice with real ties to the technology business put the prospect in such stark terms.

To be fair, Musk’s thoughts should be considered within the context he made them, that is, suggesting the book Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, a work by Nick Bostrom that asks major questions about how humanity will cope with super-intelligent computers in the future.

Nevertheless, the comparison of A.I. to nuclear weapons, a threat that has cast a worrying shadow over much of the last 30 years in terms of humanity’s longevity possibly being cut short by a nuclear war, immediately raises a couple of questions.

[...]

Read the full article at: mashable.com



RIC Editor Note: These are pretty strange words coming from a guy that just this year invested $40 million in an artificial intelligence firm. Did he learn something that changed his mind?



Chess-playing computers may cause the robot apocalypse

Hawking: Creating AI would be biggest event in human history. It might also be the last.



Tune into Red Ice Radio:

Zoltan Istvan - The Transhumanist Wager: In Favor of Eugenics & Technological Dictatorship

Daniel Estulin - Hour 1 - TransEvolution: The Coming Age of Human Deconstruction

Thomas Sheridan - The Labyrinth of the Psychopath, The Intraspecies Predators & Transhumanism

Joseph P. Farrell & Scott D. de Hart - Hour 1 - Alchemical Transhumanism: Grimoire Technology & The New Man

John Lash - The Archons, The Transhuman Con & Divine Transactions

Anthony Gucciardi - Hour 1 - Boston Bombings, Gun Control & Transhumanism

Aaron Franz - The Philosophical Roots of Transhumanism & Technological Revolution

Aaron Franz - TransAlchemy, Save the Humans! & Transhuman Fundamentalism

Comments

We're Hiring

We are looking for a professional video editor, animator and graphics expert that can join us full time to work on our video productions.

Apply

Help Out

Sign up for a membership to support Red Ice. If you want to help advance our efforts further, please:

Donate

Tips

Send us a news tip or a
Guest suggestion

Send Tip

Related News

Mechanical Turks - "Artificial Artificial Intelligence"
Mechanical Turks - "Artificial Artificial Intelligence"
Artificial Intelligence Supermodel Claims “It’s Ok To Be White” On Instagram Account
Artificial Intelligence Supermodel Claims “It’s Ok To Be White” On Instagram Account

Archives Pick

Red Ice T-Shirts

Red Ice Radio

3Fourteen

The Transgender Industrial Complex
Scott Howard - The Transgender Industrial Complex
The Great Reset
Charlie Robinson - The Great Reset

TV

No-Go Zone: Anti-White Denomination, St George Baptism & Ritual Sacrifice
No-Go Zone: Anti-White Denomination, St George Baptism & Ritual Sacrifice
One Billion People In America? This Insane Leftist Want To Triple The US Population
One Billion People In America? This Insane Leftist Want To Triple The US Population

RSSYoutubeGoogle+iTunesSoundCloudStitcherTuneIn

Design by Henrik Palmgren © Red Ice Privacy Policy