The White House released a report titled “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence” (AI) as well as a “National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan.” Meanwhile, President Obama is speaking up on AI, futuristic technologies, and space.
At the beginning of 2015 billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk committed a substantial amount of money to Boston-based Future of Life Institute. The volunteer organization has since awarded $7 million in grants. The 37 winning projects focus on protecting humankind from what Musk considers the “biggest existential threat” to our existence – Artificial Intelligence.
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX gifted the Future of Life Institute a total of $10 million in January. At the time, the billionaire entrepreuner said he desired to support research “aimed at keeping AI beneficial for humanity.”
With artificial intelligence we are summoning the [...]