Thursday, January 29, 2015

Bill Gates Worries About Machines Gaining Super Intelligence | Re/code

Tangentially, see The Deep Mind of Demis Hassabis (Medium Backchannel) for some details about Google's AI ethics board

"Even the father of the mainstream personal computer is worried that machines might one day get too smart.

“I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence,” Bill Gates said during an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit. “First, the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent. That should be positive if we manage it well. A few decades after that, though, the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern. I agree with Elon Musk and some others on this and don’t understand why some people are not concerned.”"
Bill Gates Worries About Machines Gaining Super Intelligence | Re/code
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