April 20, 2024



Expert says there’s a 50% chance AI will wipe out humanity

Daily Mail News UK – Science

If you’re not scared of artificial intelligence (AI) yet, an expert thinks there’s a 50 per cent chance it will wipe out humanity. 

Max Tegmark, a physicist and AI expert at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has given a deeply worrying prediction about our future on this planet. 

According to the academic, history has shown that Earth’s smartest species – humans – are responsible for the death of ‘lesser’ species, such as the Dodo. 

Therefore, if and when AI becomes smarter than humans, the same fate could easily await us, he warns. 

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