Tech tycoons' take on innovation in BFA

Updated: 2015-03-29 20:40

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Tech tycoons' take on innovation in BFA

Robin Li, Chairman and CEO of Baidu, hosts a breakfast meeting with the theme of "Dialogue: Technology & Innovation for a Sustainable Future" during the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Boao, South China's Hainan province, March 29, 2015.[Photo/]

Artificial intelligence (AI)

"Speaking of the risk of AI, I'm not saying it is beyond human imagination. For example, the arms, the release of energy is a very easy process, but it is difficult to control ... we should promote the safety of artificial intelligence, because it may be good, maybe bad and even bring disaster, so security is required and necessary," Musk said.

Musk claims that he is not opposed to the development of AI. "I think we should be particularly careful; it may take more time to develop AI. Our direction is right, but we cannot rush, we'd better not enter into an unknown field," he added.