We are witnessing an AI race between the big tech giants, investing billions of dollars in this winner takes all contest.
Why Elon Musk is Right About AI Regulation
Carlos E. Perez

How can this be claimed when the current trend is for leading AI companies, such as Google and Facebook, to open-source their deep learning frameworks? This has directly contributed to the rise of one of the richest startup ecosystems in history.

There’s definitely an understandable benefit of preemptive regulation on worst-case scenarios of existential threats. But we need to focus on the most credible ones; if we start worrying about world-ending AI today, we should also start preparing for LHC-created black holes, asteroid impacts and alien invasions.