AI: The Greatest Threat to Humanity Since Nuclear Weapons? How Dangerous Is AI?

A survey of top CEOs has found that a significant number of them believe that artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to wipe out humanity within the next 10 years.

The survey, conducted by Yale University’s CEO Summit, found that 42% of CEOs believe that AI could have a “frightening effect” on humanity. Of those, 34% said that they believe AI could destroy humanity within 10 years, while 8% said they believe it could happen within 5 years.

The survey also found that 26% of CEOs are “not worried” about AI, while 20% said they are “somewhat worried” and 12% said they are “very worried.”

The findings of the survey have been met with alarm by some experts, who warn that the rapid advancement of AI could pose a serious threat to humanity.

“The results of this survey are dark and alarming,” said Yale University professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld. “They suggest that a significant number of CEOs believe that AI could pose a existential threat to humanity.”

Geoffrey Hinton, a pioneer in the field of AI, recently quit his job at Google over concerns about the potential dangers of AI.

“It is hard to see how you can prevent the bad actors from using it for bad things,” Hinton told the New York Times.

The survey’s findings highlight the need for careful consideration of the potential risks and benefits of AI. As AI technology continues to develop, it is essential that we take steps to ensure that it is used for good, not for evil.

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