Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives for a U.S. Senate bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Insight Forum on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13, 2023.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk known as for a federal division of synthetic intelligence in a dialog with reporters following a Capitol Hill summit that featured high-profile tech leaders, activists and researchers.
Musk arrived on the Capitol in a black Tesla on Wednesday morning to share his ideas with Congress and different tech executives, together with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Musk has beforehand mentioned that unchecked AI presents a dire danger to humanity and reiterated that stance in his feedback Wednesday.
“I think this meeting could go down in history as important to the future of civilization,” Musk instructed reporters after the summit. AI improvement, the billionaire continued, “is potentially harmful to all humans everywhere.”
Musk expressed optimism concerning the assembly, saying there appeared to be a “strong consensus.” Musk thought it is doubtless the federal AI division might function equally to the Federal Aviation Administration or the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including that these within the house needed to be “proactive while reactive.”
Musk in July launched his personal AI agency, xAI. There has been little news from throughout the firm, however Musk has made repeated public statements that AI improvement should have sturdy guardrails.