Elon Musk’s Advice for Surviving a Robot Takeover

By Mike Windle/Getty Images. Elon Musk, the billionaire futurist who founded Tesla Motors as part of his master plan to transition humanity to solar energy and started a private aerospace company, SpaceX, as part of another master plan to found a colony on Mars, has some concerns about robots. The possibility of a Skynet-type robot takeover, Musk says, is not far away, given current advancements in artificial-intelligence research and development. He’s so worried that last year he and Y Combinator’s Sam Altman launched a nonprofit organization to promote safe artificial-intelligence research and ultimately “benefit humanity as a whole.”. Musk expects his fellow tech luminaries will help pour as much as $1 billion into the initiative. Musk, like many in Silicon Valley, has also become obsessed with the question of what…


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