December 19, 2023

Why an AI Pioneer Is Worried

by The Journal

Yoshua Bengio, known as a godfather of AI, is one of hundreds of researchers and tech leaders calling for a pause in the breakneck development of powerful new AI tools. We talk to the AI pioneer about how the tools evolved and why he's worried about their potential.

Further Listening:

- Artificial: Episode 1, The Dream 

- Artificial: Episode 2, Selling Out 

- OpenAI’s Weekend of Absolute Chaos 

Further Reading:

- How Worried Should We Be About AI’s Threat to Humanity? Even Tech Leaders Can’t Agree 

- ‘Take Science Fiction Seriously’: World Leaders Sound Alarm on AI 

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