Bill Gates Is Worried About Machine’s Becoming Super Intelligent

Microsoft co-founder and Billionaire is concerened about machines becoming overly intelligent and wonders why others don’t share his concern.

On an interesting Reddit AMA, a  fan asked if he thought machine super intelligence could be problematic into the future. To this Gates said, at first, machines will do human-helping jobs like picking fruit, but danger could come as they get smarter and smarter.

Gates said “I’m in the camp that is concerned about super-intelligence”, “First the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent. That should be positive if we manage it well. A few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern. I agree with Elon and Musk and some others on this and don’t understant why some people are not concerned.”

Last summer Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla said super-intelligent AI systems are “Potentially more dangerous than nukes”

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