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Bill Gates Philanthropist. Founder and former CEO of Microsoft.

I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence. First the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent...A few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern.
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World Economic Forum World Economic Forum Report

Some serious thinkers fear that AI could one day pose an existential threat: a ‘superintelligence’ might pursue goals that prove not to be aligned with the continued existence of humankind
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Sam Altman President of Y Combinator. Investor at Reddit, Stripe, Change.org, Pinterest and many others

Development of superhuman machine intelligence is probably the greatest threat to the continued existence of humanity.
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Stephen Hawking British physicist

The primitive forms of artificial intelligence developed so far have already proved very useful, but I fear the consequences of creating something that can match or surpass humans.
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Max Tegmark Professor at MIT & co-founder at Future of Life Institute

Superintelligent machines are quite feasible
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James Barrat Filmmaker, speaker and author

AI will have survival drives much like our own. We may be forced to compete with a rival more cunning, more powerful, and more alien than we can imagine
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Nick Bostrom

Before the prospect of an intelligence explosion, we humans are like small children playing with a bomb [...] We have little idea when the detonation will occur, though if we hold the device to our ear we can hear a faint ticking sound
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Jack Ma Alibaba founder

Social conflicts in the next three decades will have an impact on all sorts of industries and walks of life. If trade stops, war starts.
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Roman Yampolskiy Computer scientist at the University of Louisville

Yampolskiy has warned of the possibility of existential risk from advanced artificial intelligence, and has advocated research into "boxing" artificial intelligence
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Yoshua Bengio Computer scientist at University of Montreal

One thing I came with is also … this subject of safe AI came up in many discussions, and I would say that these discussions left a strong [positive] impression on me.

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