Big tech leaders are calling for a six-month pause on experiments for A.I. systems more powerful than GPT-4. Tesla & Twitter CEO Elon Musk, Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, and 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang are three of the 1,000+ signatories on an open letter saying A.I. systems can have "profound risks to society and humanity." Yahoo Finance’s Dave Briggs breaks down why despite some valid concerns brought up in the letter, Elon Musk is the wrong person to spread this message. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith joins in to discuss the A.I. race. Key video moments 00:12 On who signed the letter 00:32 On Elon Musk’s messaging 01:28 On Musk’s time at Twitter 01:40 On popularity of ChatGPT 02:00 On Bill Gates’ opinion 02:30 On the irony of Musk signing the letter 03:20 On Musk being a founder of OpenAI
Shares of C3.ai (NYSE: AI), a provider of enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) software, jumped this morning and were up by 4.4% as of 11:38 a.m. ET. It appears that investors may have taken a liking to the stock today after some technology experts urged a temporary slowdown in AI development. Oddly enough, investors may have taken the suggestion as further proof of the long-term viability of AI tools, pushing C3.ai's stock higher.
Apple's soon-to-be-launched mixed reality headset is reportedly causing internal friction at the company.