“Humanity could become extinct because of artificial intelligence”. This time the alarm is even more explosive. Because it comes directly from those who lit the fuse. Sam AltmanCEO of OpenAIis among the main signatories of a disturbing letter: “Mitigating the risk of extinction at the hands of AI should be a global priority, on a par with other risks on a societal scale such as pandemics and nuclear war”.
Could artificial intelligence lead to extinction? The alarm