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Existential Risks of AI

Written on December 19, 2023

“Is AI a threat to human existence?” – Webinar co-organised by the Franco-British Data Society and Natixis, with the support of the French Embassy, Irwin Mitchell and dataLearning

The event was chaired and monitored by Eric Benoist, Tech & Data Research Specialist – Natixis CIB.

The webinar brought together speakers from different and rich backgrounds.

Guest speakers

    • Dr Benjamin Guedj, Research Scientist in machine learning and AI at Inria and UCL, Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, and Director of the FBDS
    • Stuart Armstrong, Co-founder and CTO of Aligned AI
    • Renaud Di Francesco, Director Europe Technology Standards Office, Sony Europe BV

The speakers discussed some key questions: Can AI go out of control? Can AI follow human values? Is more regulation the solution? They covered these topics to explore the challenges and possible ways to handle artificial intelligence.

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