Hawking explained that the robots can destroy humanity
MOSCOW, 3 Dec — RIA Novosti. The rapid development of artificial intelligence could pose a threat to the fate of humanity. This opinion, according to the Daily Mail, made by the British physicist Stephen Hawking.
According to Hawking, the machine in the pursuit of efficiency may want to get rid of people. But even if that happens, he said, people at risk to kill themselves. “We have passed the point of no return. The earth is becoming too small for us, the population is growing at an alarming rate, and we risk destroying ourselves,” warned the scientist.
Earlier, the head of Tesla Motors and SpaceX Elon Musk has warned that the rivalry between the leading countries for leadership in the development of artificial intelligence could lead to a third world war. “China, Russia, and soon all countries with a strong IT-sector: rivalry for supremacy in the field of artificial intelligence at the state level, from my point of view, could lead to a third world war,” he said.