Elon Musk and others urge AI pause, citing ‘risks to society’

March 29 (Reuters) – Elon Musk and a group of artificial intelligence experts and industry executives are calling for a six-month pause in developing systems more powerful than OpenAI’s newly launched GPT-4, in an open letter citing potential risks to society.

Reporting by Jyoti Narayan in Bengaluru, Krystal Hu in New York, Martin Coulter in London, and Supantha Mukhurjee in Stockholm; Additional reporting by Aditya Soni and Jeffrey Dastin; Writing by Sayantani Ghosh; Editing by Gerry Doyle, Elaine Hardcastle and Deepa Babington

Source: https://www.reuters.com/technology/musk-experts-urge-pause-training-ai-systems-that-can-outperform-gpt-4-2023-03-29/