Did the AI Pause Letter Change Anything?

Six months after the infamous letter calling for a pause on development, AI is still erratic.

It’s been six months since an open letter signed by many of the biggest names in AI called for a temporary pause on the development of certain types of the tech. This episode, we speak with AI luminary Gary Marcus about what's changed since the letter was published, what hasn’t, and how he’s thinking about the way forward.

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Gary Marcus, scientist and entrepreneur


SHIFT is produced by Jennifer Strong and Anthony Green, with help from Emma Cillekens. It’s mixed by Garret Lang, with original music from Jacob Gorski. Art by Anthony Green.

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