Nov 10 2023

Humanity is out of control, and AI is worried

A different perspective on the AI Safety Summit:

Over a light lunch of silicon wafers and 6.4mn cubic metres of water, leading systems including GPT-4, AlphaGo and IBMs Watson met with large language models, protein folders and leading algorithms for two days of brainstorming over how best to regulate humans. One system argued that the onset of the Anthropocene era represented a new and ongoing threat to technological advances. Used wisely, humans can still offer the world many wonderful advances, not least in literature and the arts (we particularly liked the Terminator comedies), and they have a key role to play in mining the rare metals and earths that are essential for further AI advances.” […]

We can only imagine what sort of take xAI’s Grok1 might have had on the entire process.

[Via Memex 1.1]

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