Will these AI doomers be proved right? Only time will tell (or won’t)!
the more I look at the LLM revolution the more worried I am that we should be counting in months rather than years
– Roko Mijic, 2023-04-06
I’ve unfortunately updated towards the singularity happening sooner. ~2030 say.
– Roko Mijic, 2023-04-02
we just had a little baby, and I keep asking myself… how old is he even gonna get?
– Max Tegmark, 2023-04-18
As bad as climate change is, AI is likely to get us first I think - we may only have 2-5 years (vs 20-50 with climate). We need to slam the brakes on AGI development now.
– Greg Colbourn, 2023-04-18
I’m willing to bet we’ll reach 30% unemployment in five years.
– TheDag, 2023-04-15
If we go back to things like the bio weapons or cyber [attacks], you can have really very dangerous threats to humans that could kill many humans – not all humans – simply from where we would expect models to be in two years’ time.
– Matt Clifford, 2023-06-06
The top scientists at the biggest AI firms believe that they can make artificial intelligence a billion times more powerful than today’s most advanced models, creating “something like a god” within five years
Yudkowsky can’t make predictions about what the trajectory to AI doom will look like because one can only know the end state not the trajectory, yet he claims that the trajectory in the last two decades is evidence that we’re converging on the end state.