Musk, experts call for halt in ‘giant AI experiments’

BILLIONAIRE mogul Elon Musk and a range of experts called yesterday for a pause in the development of powerful artificial intelligence (AI) systems to allow time to make sure they are safe.

An open letter, signed by more than 1,000 people so far including Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, was prompted by the release of GPT-4 from Microsoft-backed firm OpenAI.