AI has much to offer humanity. It could also wreak terrible harm. It must be controlled

05 Apr 2023

On the 2nd of April 2023, Stuart Russell published an article in The Guardian making the point that systems with abilities exceeding human capacity have been let loose. He explains why, after the launch of GPT-4 by OpenAI, hundreds of prominent AI researchers have signed The Future of Life Institute’s open letter asking for a pause on “giant AI experiments”. He argues that if big tech firms refuse to see the risks, governments must step in.