Elon Musk: Artificial intelligence ‘a fundamental risk for human civilization’

Telsa CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that people “should be really concerned” about artificial intelligence which “is a fundamental risk for human civilization.”He made the comment at the National Governors Association meeting in Providence, R.I., after being asked by newly elected NGA chair Gov. Brian Sandoval about whether robots are going replace human jobs and how much he sees A.I. coming into the workplace. “I keep sounding the alarm bell,” Musk continued. Musk has previously spoken about the threat of robots taking people’s jobs. He has also backed brain-computer interface technology in an effort to keep humanity on pace with the rapid advance of A.I. He mentioned on Saturday how most people envision a future where robots are “on the street killing people,” according to a C-SPAN transcript. “They don’t know how to react because it seems so ethereal, he said, before repeated, “We should be really concerned about AI. Musk, a billionaire who also heads SpaceX, then spoke of the importance of government regulation to protect people. “There’s a bunch of opposition from companies who don’t like being told what to do by regulators. It takes forever,” he said. “But in the past there’s been bad but not…

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