‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google, says he regrets his life’s work due to risks to humanity

Geoffrey Hinton

A prominent artificial intelligence researcher known as the ‘Godfather of AI’ has quit his job at Google – and says he now partly regrets his job advancing the burgeoning technology because of the risks it weighs on society. Dr. Geoffrey Hinton is a renowned computer scientist who is widely credited with laying the foundations of … Read more

Stephen Hawking warned that AI could mean the ‘end of the human race’ in the years before his death

Stephen Hawking hosts a press conference to announce Breakthrough Starshot, a new space exploration initiative, at One World Observatory on April 12, 2016 in New York City.

Long before Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak signed a letter warning that artificial intelligence poses “profound risks” to humanity, British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking had sounded the bell. alarm about the rapid evolution of technology. “The development of full artificial intelligence could mean the end of the human race,” Hawking told the BBC … Read more