Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk might be the man behind a lot of NexGen technology in automobile and electrical industry. However, he is worried about Artificial Intelligence.
Musk was on CNBC and he discussed about his investments and what he felt about Artificial Intelligence. He began stating :
“I don’t own any public securities apart from Solarcity and Tesla”
So apart from Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY), Musk hasn’t invested in any other listed companies. However he has invested in Vicarious, a firm that works on Artificial Intelligence. When he was asked more about Vicarious, he said he has also invested DeepMind before Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) acquired the company.
Musk said his investment in Vicarious is not to gain returns on Investment, it’s more about keeping an eye on what’s going on with Artificial Intelligence and he feels that there is a dangerous outcome in the field. When he was asked what he meant about dangerous , Musk pointed out the movie Terminator.
He was then asked about his plan to mitigate the dangers of Artificial Intelligence to which he said he has no idea how to alleviate what he fears. The focus then shifted o Vicarious and the Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO said in layman terms that the company works on technology that emulates the human brain.
He had many questions coming his way concerning AI and its effects if it grows beyond limits and he didn’t have an answer. All Musk could say that we should ensure that the outcomes of AI are good and not bad.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been creating a ripple in the automobile industry with its shocking announcement of opening up the patents and Musk was the guy behind the plan.