Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots | The Guardian

Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.

Elon Musk and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman are leading a group of 116 specialists from across 26 countries who are calling for the ban on autonomous weapons.

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Why Jeff Bezos Isn’t Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

While artificial intelligence continues to become a part of everyday life for consumers, the technology has gathered a pretty impressive collection of critics and fearmongers. Don’t count Jeff Bezos among them. The Amazon founder and CEO paints a fairly rosy picture when it comes to A.I.–and he thinks there should be much more of it.

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Forget evil AI – the real risk is far more insidious | The Guardian

It’s easy to get carried away with dystopian visions of sentient machines that rebel against their human creators. However, the real risk posed by AI – at least in the near term – is much more insidious.

It’s far more likely that robots would inadvertently harm or frustrate humans while carrying out our orders than they would become conscious and rise up against us.

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