Few people would say that fake currency is not a danger to the financial system. If you can’t trust that currency is real, buying and selling gets more difficult, with implications for the economy. According to a noted author, A.I. is another threat that does not get enough attention. Bots that pretend to be people on social media.

“Now it is possible, for the first time in history, to create fake people—to create billions of fake people,” Author and historian Yuval Noa Harari Say this Week “You interact with somebody online, and you don’t know if it’s a real human being or a bot.” 

Author of Sapiens—a history of humanity that Bill Gates calls one of his favorite books—made the comments while addressing the UN’s AI for Good summit in Geneva. 

“If this is allowed to happen,” He continued. “it will do to society what fake money threatens to do to the financial system. If you can’t know who is a real human and who is a fake human, trust will collapse, and with it, at least free society. Maybe dictatorships will be able to manage somehow, but not democracies.”

‘AI bot swarms taking over’ 

Elon Musk, Twitter’s owner, is aware of bots. He tweeted The month of March is a time when many people are looking forward to. “only verified accounts will be eligible to be in For You recommendations,” Calling it “the only realistic way to address advanced AI bot swarms taking over. It is otherwise a hopeless losing battle.” 

Harari Call for “very strict rules” The following are some examples of the use of “faking people.”

“If you fake people, or if you allow fake people on your platform without taking effective countermeasures, so maybe we don’t execute you, but you go to 20 years in jail,” “He said”

Tech giants will quickly respond to such outcomes “find ways to prevent the platforms from being overflown with fake people,” “He said”

As for why such rules don’t exist already, he noted that until now creating fake people in such a way “was technically impossible.” Contrary to popular belief, counterfeiting has been possible for a long time. Governments have also enacted laws against it. “very strict rules” What is it? “protect the financial system.”

He noted that he wasn’t calling for laws against You can create your own website by clicking here. These bots but not “you’re not allowed to pass them in public as real people.” A.I. It is okay to offer a doctor who has A.I. “can be extremely helpful,” He said but only “provided it’s very clear that this is not a human doctor…I need to know whether it’s a real human being or an A.I.” 

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