They might’ve arrived at their AI extinction risk conclusions in good faith, but AI Doomers are being exploited by others with different intentions.
Hello there - I've written a response to this article at: https://scoundrel.ai/disaster-at-1-mph-ai-creeping-existential-risk/, folding in more of the OpenAI news and some other thoughts.
Hear, hear. (I took one of Ng's online classes)
The doomers are just grifters, trying to grab some rents from something they don't understand.