Vitalik Buterin Cautions Against the Risks of Advancing Superintelligent AI Too Quickly

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has voiced concerns over the rapid development of superintelligent AI, describing it as “very risky.” In a critique that followed comments by Ryan Selkis, CEO of crypto intelligence firm Messari, Buterin emphasized the need for cautious advancement in AI to avoid centralizing power and control in the hands of a few. He warned against creating scenarios where most human thought is mediated by centralized servers, advocating instead for a robust, open ecosystem of AI models. Buterin’s comments highlight the broader debates in the tech world about the pace of AI development and the ethical considerations it entails. Read more at Decrypt