Elon Musk, chief government officer of Tesla Inc., on the AI Safety Summit 2023 at Bletchley Park in Bletchley, UK, on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023.
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LONDON — Elon Musk thinks that synthetic intelligence may finally put everybody out of a job.
The billionaire know-how chief, who’s CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and CTO and government chairman of X, previously referred to as Twitter, and proprietor of the newly shaped AI startup xAI, stated late Thursday that AI could have the potential to turn out to be the “most disruptive force in history.”
“We will have something that is, for the first time smarter than the smartest human,” Musk stated at an occasion at Lancaster House, an official U.Okay. authorities residence.
“It’s hard to say exactly what that moment is, but there will come a point where no job is needed,” Musk continued, talking alongside British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. “You can have a job if you wanted to have a job for personal satisfaction. But the AI would be able to do everything.”
“I don’t know if that makes people comfortable or uncomfortable,” Musk joked, to which the viewers laughed.
“If you wish for a magic genie, that gives you any wish you want, and there’s no limit. You don’t have those three wish limits nonsense, it’s both good and bad. One of the challenges in the future will be how do we find meaning in life.”
Musk’s feedback Thursday observe the conclusion of a landmark summit at Bletchley Park, England, the place world leaders agreed to a world communique on AI that noticed them discover frequent floor on the dangers the know-how poses to humanity.
Technologists and political leaders used the summit to warn of the existential threats that AI poses, specializing in a number of the doable doomsday situations that could possibly be shaped with the invention of a hypothetical superintelligence.
The summit noticed the U.S. and China, two nations clashing probably the most tensely over know-how, agree to search out world consensus on how you can deal with a number of the extra advanced questions round AI, together with how you can develop it safely and regulate it.