- MEDIA NOTICE - Open letter: Yoshua Bengio and hundreds of signatories call for a pause in training AI systems more powerful than GPT-4
MONTREAL, March 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of key players in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and technology, including Yoshua Bengio, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of the Mila - Quebec AI Institute, today signed an open letter initiated by the Future of Life Institute to ask AI labs to immediately stop training AI systems more powerful than GPT-4 for at least six months. In response to the release, media representatives are invited to participate in a question and answer session.
In the letter, the signatories are clear: AI systems with intelligence that can rival that of humans can pose serious threats to society and humanity. Therefore, the six-month break should be used to develop and implement a set of protocols to make these powerful AI systems more accurate, transparent, and reliable.
The full open letter is available here.
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