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We all witness the tremendous impact that new AI systems like Chat-GPT or GPT4 can have. While these system show fantastic opportunities on the positive side, their power also poses a number of substantial safety risks.

Influential scientist like Yoshua Bengio, Stuart Russell, Yuval Noah Harari have initiated this Future-of-Life-Institute open letter:

Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter

that demands to pause the development of high-risk and currently potentially unsafe models like GPT4 for at least 6 months in order to establish safety mechanism and other things. I support this and have just signed this letter.