'Godfather of AI' warns of dangers of AI

May 2, 2023, 11:29 PM IST

'Godfather of AI' warns of dangers of AI

Srishti Sisodia

Geoffrey Hinton quits Google

The pioneer of artificial intelligence technology quit Google. He said he wants to speak freely about tech's dangers.

A dark future? 

He realised that computers could become smarter than people far sooner than he and other experts had expected. 

'That's scary'

Hinton said, "Look at how it was five years ago and how it is now. Take the difference and propagate it forwards. That's scary." 

What's the concern? 

He said tech giants pushing companies to release new AI technologies at dangerous speeds, risking jobs and spreading misinformation.

Human intelligence eclipsed

Hinton believes that these systems were eclipsing human intelligence. 

AI revolution

Other experts have also warned against AI, the hottest tech trend at the moment.

Massive risk of misinformation

He also issues warning over the potential spread of misinformation created by AI.