One of the fathers of AI is worried about its future - we need more democracy in A.I. research !

“another reason why we need to have more democracy in AI research. It’s that AI research by itself will tend to lead to concentrations of power, money, and researchers. The best students want to go to the best companies. They have much more money, they have much more data. And this is not healthy. Even in a democracy, it’s dangerous to have too much power concentrated in a few hands.”

One of the fathers of AI is worried about its future
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612434/one-of-the-fathers-of-ai-is-worried-about-its-future/
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