Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others call for research to avoid dangers of artificial intelligence

Hundreds of scientists and technologists have signed an open letter calling for research into the problems of artificial intelligence in an attempt to combat the dangers of the technology.

Signatories to the letter created by the Future of Life Institute including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, who has warned that AI could be the end of humanity. Anyone can sign the letter, which now includes hundreds of signatures.

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sjaakiejj2395d ago

Whilst the IBM scientists mentioned in this article are certainly credible in this area, I'm a little disappointed that it names Stephen Hawking (a physicist) and Elon Musk (an engineer) as the two leading figures to sign this petition, as their credibility in the field of AI is extremely limited.