Open letter calls for a pause of large AI systems

29/03/2023 | The Guardian

An Open Letter signed by over 1000 artificial intelligence experts, researchers and industry leaders, including Elon Musk and Steve Wozniak, calls for a moratorium on developing and training large AI systems. They propose a pause of at least six months so that the capabilities and risks posed by systems like OpenAI's ChatGPT can be studied and mitigated. Other signatories include Amazon, DeepMind, Google, Meta and Microsoft engineers, along with academics such as cognitive scientist Gary Marcus.

In related news, The Atlantic reports on the disparity between who gets the benefits and profits from AI chatbots when their AI models are trained using all our data and knowledge published online. 

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