Human beings are in danger of being eclipsed by artificial intelligence and need to evolve the ability to communicate directly with machines or risk irrelevance, Elon Musk said in a typically heartwarming speech from everyone's favorite billionaire technologist. Humans, on the other hand, can only type in his mobile device at an average of 10 bits per second. This neural lace will allow humans to communicate their thoughts more quickly with the computer than now allowed with mechanisms like mouse and keyboard.
Elon Musk has said that the humans of tomorrow will have to merge with machines to keep pace with the technological advancements in AI. He thinks that universal basic income is going to be necessary and that we're going to need it within 20 years of the first fully autonomous vehicle hitting the road. Musk's one-hour interview can be watched on YouTube to get his idea of how the future is shaping up for us.
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Despite being at the launch of his own semi-autonomous auto brand, Musk's statements were created to encourage society to ensure tech like his does not put everyone out of a job, predicting that 12-15 per cent of the global workforce will be unemployed 20 years from now as a result of AI. "That is going to happen much faster than people realize and it's going to be a great convenience", he said.
"There are many people whose jobs are to drive".
The Tesla CEO also discussed autonomous driving as a specific example of AI, noting that driving might represent "the single largest employer of people", in general terms.More news: Restaurant Brands International profit beats as costs fall
In a recent interview with Y Combinator, Musk explained that the "best outcome" between humankind and machines would be a collective lifestyle where 'we are the AI'. Driving in various forms.
Last November, Musk told CNBC that governments will be forced to provide a universal basic income when machines start doing most jobs. "I think we need to be very careful in how we adopt artificial intelligence and that we make sure that researchers don't get carried away", he stated.
"Tell me the story of your life and the decisions that you made along the way and why you made them and also tell me about some of the most hard problems you worked on and how you solved them".More news: Arsene Wenger finally reveals when he will leave Arsenal