Tech leaders call for pause on training powerful AI bots

Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak among those to call for temporary halt

Elon Musk was among the signatories calling for a paush

Artificial intelligence experts, industry leaders and researchers, including Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, are calling on developers to hit the pause button on training powerful AI models.

More than 1,100 people in the industry signed a petition calling for a six-month break from training AI systems more powerful than the latest iteration behind OpenAI’s ChatGPT, in order to allow for the development of shared safety protocols.

“Recent months have seen AI labs locked ...