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Michael Littman Quoted By The Libertarian Republic On The Risks Of AI

Here's a provocative question: "What do actual AI researchers think of the risks of AI?"

Ramez Naam of The Libertarian Republic notes that Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and Bill Gates have all expressed recent concern about "killer AI" scenarios despite having a lack of AI expertise. Instead, he turns to Michael Littman of Brown CS and three of his peers in the field. "Dread predictions of computers suddenly waking up and turning on us," Littman comments, "are simply not realistic."

The entire article is available here.