AI timelines, chronology, and what’s next

Harpo

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Here is a diagram showing the last ten years of generative AI programmes. I wonder what the next ten years will be like.

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A.I. Poses ‘Risk of Extinction,’ Industry Leaders Warn​

Leaders from OpenAI, Google Deepmind, Anthropic and other A.I. labs warn that future systems could be as deadly as pandemics and nuclear weapons.

A group of industry leaders warned on Tuesday that the artificial intelligence technology they are building may one day pose an existential threat to humanity and should be considered a societal risk on par with pandemics and nuclear wars.

“Mitigating the risk of extinction from A.I. should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks, such as pandemics and nuclear war,” reads a one-sentence statement released by the Center for AI Safety, a nonprofit organization. The open letter has been signed by more than 350 executives, researchers and engineers working in A.I.

The signatories included top executives from three of the leading A.I. companies: Sam Altman, chief executive of OpenAI; Demis Hassabis, chief executive of Google DeepMind; and Dario Amodei, chief executive of Anthropic.

Sorry about the paywall -- Not sure about this site's policy regarding copying the entire article. I really don't mind if it is permitted.

 

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