Bill Gates: Pausing AI research won’t ‘solve your problems’

Bill Gates: Pausing AI research won’t ‘solve your problems’

Bill Gatesthe founder of Microsoft, has pointed out that the call to pause the development of the artificial intelligence Will not ‘solve the challenges ahead’ with this technology.

For the tycoon, it would be better to focus on how to best use developments in artificial intelligence, as it was difficult to understand how a worldwide pause could work.

You don’t want pauses

In an interview for ReutersGates points out that “I don’t think asking a particular group to pause will solve the challenges”.

“Clearly, there are huge benefits to these things…what we need to do is identify the difficult areas,” he refers.

While currently focused full time on Bill and Melinda Gates’ philanthropic foundation, Gates has been an optimistic supporter of the artificial intelligence and described it as revolutionary like the internet or cell phones.

Bill believes AI should be used to help reduce the world’s inequalities.

“I really don’t understand who is saying it could stop, and whether every country in the world would agree to stop, and why stop,” he said. “But there are a lot of different opinions in this area.”

A pause?

A few days earlier, more than a thousand artificial intelligence experts, including Steve Wozniark and Elon Musk, signed a letter demanding an urgent pause in the development of artificial intelligence systems. artificial intelligence more powerful than GPT-4.

As we recall, Microsoft has made millions of dollars of investment in ChatGPT developer OpenAI.

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Daniel Chapman