The use of artificial intelligence in the development of state-of-the-art military equipment and weapons is dangerous for mankind, thousands of scientists and engineers from around the world believe.
They signed the open letter to the UN Security Council, in which it was said that stated that the use of such military hardware may become a pretext for a new war.
The possibilities of artificial intelligence should not be used for building weapons, scientists say. Otherwise, the arms race of the future will be lethal for all.
Noteworthy, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that robots may enslave humans in the near future. Director of Tesla Motors Elon Max, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and famous physicist Stephen Hawking share a similar point of view.
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