Apocalypse now? Only in our fevered dreams

Apocalypse now? Only in our fevered dreams
OpenAI, creators of ChatGPT, have been the trailblazers in the development of artificial intelligence technology. (Image: AP)
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By Paul J. Davies“I mean, sometimes you get these, like, late civilisation vibes,” said Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive officer, at a recent event for the Cybertruck, his piece of absurdist automotive art. “The apocalypse could come along at any moment. And here at Tesla, we have the finest in apocalypse technology.”There’s a lot of this end-of-days talk around right now. Even before the covid-19 pandemic, there were stories about Silicon Valley billionaires prepping for Armageddon by purchasing bunkers in...

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