Godfather of AI Says There's a Minor Risk It'll Eliminate Humanity

March 31, 2023

"Until quite recently, I thought it was going to be like 20 to 50 years before we have general purpose AI," Hinton said. AGI is the term that describes a potential AI that could exhibit human or superhuman levels of intelligence. For now, omens of AGI are often invoked to drum up the capabilities of current models. "It's not inconceivable, that's all I'll say," Hinton told CBS. More on AI: AI Company With Zero Revenue Raises $150 Million