Snoop Dogg Expresses Views on AI Threat

What Is Going On? Not sure how to feel about AI? You’re in good company. During a conference on Wednesday, Variety¬†asked rapper and business mogul Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus Junior to share his thoughts on AI in regard to the ongoing Writer’s Guild strike. And, well, Snoop didn’t hold back. He expressed a mix of fascination and concern, comparing the rise of AI to sci-fi movies, and questioned whether he should just give up and invest in the buzzy tech. “It’s blowing my mind because I watched movies on this as a kid years ago,” Broadus reflected during the panel discussion, as quoted by Ars Technica. “When I see this shit I’m like what is going on?” “Shit, what the fuck?” he added. “I’m lost, I don’t know.” Snoop’s bewilderment is reflective of a much broader conversation: It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with the AI world, tech that’s seemingly breaking new ground on a monthly basis. Big Questions The musician even threw in a reference to machine learning pioneer and AI “godfather” Geoffrey Hinton’s surprise exit from Google, while also warning of the dangers of the tech. “And I heard the dude, the old dude that created AI saying, ‘This is not safe, ’cause the AIs got their own minds, and these motherfuckers gonna start doing their own shit,” Broadus continued, referring to Hinton. “I’m like, are we in a fucking movie right now, or what?” he added. “The fuck man? So do I need to invest in AI…Snoop Dogg Expresses Views on AI Threat

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