- Even as top technology firms such as Facebook, Google and Intel are aggressively pushing Artificial Intelligence (AI), Tesla founder Elon Musk has been quite vocal about the negative aspects of the technology.
- Musk was responding to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s claim that the country that has the best efficiency in AI will rule the planet in the future.
- Musk elaborated on what he actually meant by saying AI will cause the World War 3, saying that neither the US, China nor Russia will intentionally begin a nuclear war but it could be one of the “AI’s, if it decides that a prepemptive strike is most probable path to victory.”
- It’s not the first time Musk has let the world know about his suspicion about the AI.
- The letter urged the UN and its Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems to “to work hard at finding means to prevent an arms race in these weapons, to protect civilians from their misuse and to avoid the destabilising effects of these technologies.”
Clearly, Tesla founder Elon Musk is not a huge fan of Artificial Intelligence. But, does he have a point about the threats that AI pose to the mankind?
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- Southeast Asia is proving to be a market leader for IoT around the world.
- Hosting many of the leading companies and having a huge potential market both in terms of consumers and enterprise, combined with governments who are aggressively pursuing the benefits of IoT, the region is currently ahead in the race to be the world’s leaders in implementing IoT.
- The sharp growth in the population and consumer technology market within this region has led to the region leapfrogging to Industry 4.0.
- As the region continues its growth in its industrial and manufacturing sectors, which are well supported by a huge local demand for products and an adequate ecosystem for the industry, we can only expect a surge in the demand for Industrial IoT.
- The growing customer demand with diverse technology needs, the increasing number of devices, a surging manufacturing/industrial sector and governments that consider technology to be a top priority make the perfect mix to create an ecosystem that will foster IoT growth, setting the Southeast Asia region to be the market leader for this industry in the entire world.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking the entire world by storm. While the predicted range is wide, McKinsey recently forecast the IoT market to be worth US$11 trillion by 2025. IoT, however, is still a work-in-process, which means many companies, and many countries at at very different stages in development.
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