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A well-known cosmologist comes out with very stark warnings about particle accelerators.
- Respected astrophysicist Martin Reese has serious misgivings about the safety of the Large Hadron Collider.
- The collider could destroy us in 3 different ways, warns Reese.
- Despite the dangers, innovation should continue but with caution.
Elon Musk issues a stark warning at the National Governor's Association meeting.
Elon Musk has warned of the threats posed by the advancements in artificial intelligence on numerous occasions. And in a July 15th meeting of the bipartisan National Governor's Association in Rhode Island, he tried to educate the nation’s governors on what he sees as a looming “existential risk” to humanity.
The first week of Donald Trump's Presidency features a flurry of activity and a flurry of warnings, like the resetting of the Doomsday Clock.
The first week of Trump’s Presidency was marked by an abundance of warnings amidst a flurry of executive orders that seemed designed to deliver on Trump’s campaign promises. The executive orders were often short on specifics and time will tell how many of the proposed policies are going to stick, but as has been the case so far - those hoping that somehow Trump will be tamed by the awesome power and responsibility of the office he now holds, are likely to be disappointed. In fact, the exact opposite is proving true - Trump is doubling down on even his most controversial policies. The wall is getting built, Muslims are getting banned, scientists are gagged.