Artificial intelligence poses bigger risk to humanity than terrorism or climate change, expert warns

The rise of the machines poses a greater risk to the future of our species than terrorism or climate change.

That’s the warning from Professor Jim Al-Khalili, incoming president of the British Science Association, who fears the public will turn against artificial intelligence.

AdvertisementAdvertisementWhile AI was often seen as science fiction, it was already becoming part of daily life, Prof Al-Khalili said.

‘AI is going to transform our lives in the coming decades even more than the internet has over the last few decades,’ said Prof Al-Khalili.

Previewing his presidential address at this year’s British Science Festival in Hull, which begins next week, Prof Al-Khalili spoke of the dream and dangers of AI.

This article was summerized automatically.

Original link