The AI Threat

2024 • 36min • News • National


Published On: March 14, 2024 – Join us for a crucial conversation on the looming threat of artificial intelligence to humanity. Inspired by James Cameron's 'Terminator' vision, a recent report by Gladstone AI suggests that AI poses an 'extinction-level threat' to our existence. Titled 'Defense in Depth' and commissioned by the US State Department, this report has sparked widespread concern about the unchecked advancement of AI technology. In this discussion, our panel of experts, including Kanishk Gaur, Siddarth Pai, and Srinath Sridharan, alongside our in-studio colleague Sridhar Ramakrishnan, explores the urgent questions surrounding AI's potential catastrophic impact. From the risk of superhuman AI and weaponization to the loss of control over AI systems, we delve into the alarming scenarios outlined in the report. Additionally, we examine India's preparedness in the face of this threat, considering the proposed AI regulations and the necessity for a dedicated ministry to oversee the industry. Don't miss this vital discussion on the implications of AI's edginess and the urgent need for proactive measures to safeguard humanity's future.