Artificial intelligence – overview (extract Global Catastrophic Risk report 2022)
Today’s artificial intelligence (AI) systems already outperform humans in the tasks they were trained for, especially in terms of speed. AI risk is still emerging today, but could rapidly accelerate if sudden technological breakthroughs left inadequate time for social and political institutions to adjust risk management mechanisms. If AI development becomes automated, in particular, new capabilities might evolve extremely quickly. Author: Ariel Conn, Magnitude 10 Consulting.