30 May 2023

AI extinction threat is ‘going mainstream’, says Max Tegmark

We speak to Max Tegmark, a professor at MIT and a signatory to the warning of the dangers of AI as an extinction level threat to humanity.

Some of the world’s most influential tech geniuses and entrepreneurs say artificial intelligence poses a genuine threat to the future of civilization.

Having lobbed the ball firmly in the court of global leaders and lawmakers the question is: will they have any idea what to do about it?

Max Tegmark and Tony Cohn – professor of automated reasoning at the University of Leeds – discuss both the risks and the potential rewards of the AI future we are moving rapidly towards.