How can we forecast, prevent, and (when necessary) mitigate the harmful effects of malicious uses of AI? This is the question posed by a 100-page report released last week, written by 26 authors from 14 institutions. The report, which is the result of a two-day workshop in Oxford, UK followed by months of research, provides […]
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Jessica Cussins is the AI policy lead at FLI.
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In response to growing concerns about autonomous weapons, a coalition of AI researchers and advocacy organizations released a fictitious video on Monday that depicts a disturbing future in which lethal autonomous weapons have become cheap and ubiquitous. The video was launched in Geneva, where AI researcher Stuart Russell presented it at an event at the […]
Click here to see this page in other languages: Russian Private companies and military sectors have moved beyond the goal of merely understanding the brain to that of augmenting and manipulating brain function. In particular, companies such as Elon Musk’s Neuralink and Bryan Johnson’s Kernel are hoping to harness advances in computing and artificial intelligence […]
DeepMind’s AlphaGo Zero AI program just became the Go champion of the world without human data or guidance. This new system marks a significant technological jump from the AlphaGo program which beat Go champion Lee Sedol in 2016. The game of Go has been played for more than 2,500 years and is widely viewed as […]