A discussion in the May 7, 2023 New York Times Magazine raises once more the question of what to do with the dangerous A.I.  We already know it’s dangerous because we have seen its misleading affirmation of “reality.”

As mentioned in an earlier post, Geoffrey Hinton, an artificial intelligence pioneer and major developer of A.I. has withdrawn from its development.

On a recent Monday he officially joined a growing chorus of critics who say those companies are racing toward danger with their aggressive campaign to create products based on generative artificial intelligence, the technology that powers popular chatbots like ChatGPT.

Dr. Hinton said he has quit his job at Google, where he has worked for more than a decade and became one of the most respected voices in the field, so he can freely speak out about the risks of A.I. A part of him, he said, now regrets his…

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