Elon Musk Claims Google Co-Founder Is Building a “Digital God”

Quiet Part Out Loud In a bombastic interview with none other than Tucker freakin’ Carlson, Elon Musk made a bold claim about Google co-founder Larry Page that, we have to admit, isn’t entirely implausible. During the newly-released Fox News interview, Musk alleged that back when he and the Google co-founder and CEO “used to be close friends” and he’d stay at the techster’s Palo Alto house, they’d get into lengthy discussions about “AI safety” — and that what Page told him led to his own cofounding of OpenAI. In characteristic confused-puppy fashion, Carlson asked Musk what Page had said about AI. “He really seemed to be — wanted sort of digital superintelligence, basically a digital god, if you will, as soon as possible,” the now-Twitter-CEO responded. Elon Musk says Google co-founder Larry Page once told him that he wants to build a "Digital God" using AI and called him a "speciesist" when he told him how crazy that is. pic.twitter.com/7Ts2o7SmIb — Greg Price (@greg_price11) April 18, 2023 Google It Musk went on to claim that over the years, Page has suggested publicly that “the whole goal of Google” is to usher in what’s known as artificial general intelligence, or AGI. To be fair, that appears to be true. “At one point I said, ‘what about, you know, [how are] we gonna make sure humanity’s okay here?'” he recounted, laughing.  “And, um, then he called me a speciesist.” After getting another of Carlson’s trademark clueless looks, Musk said that “there were witnesses”…Elon Musk Claims Google Co-Founder Is Building a “Digital God”

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