A lot of technologists, scientists & researchers believe that un-regulated advances in AI could lead to a Human Extinction event. Some of these people signed an open letter in Jan 2015 talking about AI making more beneficial while reducing the risks of AI. .
A sub-set of these people (and more who have not signed the document) have talked about openly about the dangers of AI and also about having some regulation.
We collected the list of these famous people and also tried to link to their comments.
Feel free to add your own set of people with any links / commentary to their beliefs by using the form at the bottom.
- Shane Legg & Demis Hassabis - DeepMind Founders
- Nick Bostrom - Author of SuperIntelligence
- Peter Thiel (Paypal Co Founder & Investor)
- Stephen Hawking
- James Barrat - Author of Our Final Invention Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era
- Bill Gates
- Sam Altman - President ...