Reid Hoffman Dismisses Calls for Pausing AI Development as ‘Foolish’

  • In an interview at CogX Festival, LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman criticized attempts to halt AI development as ‘foolish’ and ‘anti-humanist’.
  • Hoffman disagrees with a letter signed by tech leaders, including Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, calling for a moratorium on AI development for risks it poses to humanity.
  • Instead, he likened AI’s rise to car development, which also posed risks initially, but ultimately provided significant advancements.
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