Tesla and spacex ceo elon musk wants to see all artificial intelligence better regulated, even at his own company, he tweeted on february 17th. Books recommended by elon musk bookadvice reading list. Ai will be the best or worst thing ever for humanity, says the billionaire entrepreneur via twitter. Blog books book recommendations elon musk recommends 12 books that changed his life.
Elon musk, founder and ceo at tesla and spacex recommended this book in a tweet, saying. Ctoinresidence cofounderallen institute for artificial intelligence ai2. Oct 22, 2015 musk says he had an existential crisis when he was between the ages of 12 and 15, burrowing into friedrich nietzsche, arthur schopenhauer, and other moody philosophers to find the meaning of life. Inside openai, elon musks wild plan to set artificial. Its one of the few books musk recommends that deals with the possibility of ai being used as a force for good in the world, rather than evil. Barrat says on his website that the book is at least partly about ai. Elon musk, the ceo of spacex,tesla, and other largerthanlife tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read. When elon musk, the founder of tesla and spacex, comments on the future, ears in the tech space perk up. Bookworm elon musks personal library is made up of fantasy novels, books on rocket fuel and ai, and biographies of geniuses like benjamin franklin. Artificial intelligence and the end of the human era james barrat.
Tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future. The 10 best moments in the new elon musk book geekwire. Oct 27, 2014 billionaire entrepreneur elon musk is concerned about artificial intelligence. A list from the books that he had read during schooling to building rockets, reflects musks diverse knowledge. Elon musk, founder of spacex and tesla recommended this book in a tweet, saying. In fact, the inventor of the private spaceflight company spacex and the car company tesla says that ai is humanitys. Top 10 books recommended by elon musk there is a famous quote by maya angelou which says that any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading and to make reading one of his needs, is good for him. Compelling picture of a grand, semiutopian galactic future. Being human in the age of artificial intelligence by max tegmark. His automaker, tesla motors, which was founded in 2003, is bringing fullyelectric vehicles to the mass market. Elon musk says artificial intelligence could be more. Elon musk wants you to read this book to prepare for. The above list of books is a mustread recommendation by elon musk, the billionaire.
Why elon musk fears artificial intelligence heres the thing. The openai charter describes the principles that guide us as we execute on our mission. Jul 31, 2017 elon musk is the cofounder and ceo of tesla, founder and ceo of spacex, cochairman of openai, founder and ceo of neuralink, and founder and ceo of the boring company here are 15 fascinating books elon recommends through twitter and interviews. Surprisingly, science fiction and fantasy novels make up much of tesla and space x ceos reading list. Books recommended by elon musk list of top 10 best books. Answer by jim cantrell, on spacex founding team with elon musk, on quora.
Hes also invested in the ai firm deepmind just to keep an eye on whats going on with artificial intelligence. Elon musk interviewed as part of the nga ahead of the curve initiative. I think elon musk is a genius, and i dont use that word lightly. The best thing about elon musk is that he makes us dream big again. Elon musk recommends 12 books that changed his life. Advice for elon musk from richard branson, arianna. Elon musk is working to revolutionize transportation both on earth and in space. Our mission is to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity. What books does elon musk think every one should read. Jul 26, 2017 if anyones out of his depth here, its very clearly musk, whose success in business is no more transferrable to ai than michael jordans success in basketball was to baseball. Bookworm elon musk s personal library is made up of fantasy novels, books on rocket fuel and ai, and biographies of geniuses like benjamin franklin.
Jul 03, 2015 9 powerful books elon musk recommends. His family says that as a kid, he always had a book with him where ever he went. Musk recommended the book at a conference in 20 and later pointed to. The top 10 books on ai recommended by elon musk and bill gates. While musk has repeatedly shared his worries over ai and its development that is. Musk says that ai poses vastly more risk than north korea, according to a comment. Inside openai, elon musk s wild plan to set artificial intelligence free michal czerwonkaredux the friday afternoon news dump, a grand tradition observed by politicians and capitalists alike, is. He credits most of his success to the books he read as both a child and as an adult. Is elon musk right about the threat of ai and is mark. Artificial intelligence and the end of the human era by. After recommending a book on computer intelligence, musk wrote. All the books elon musk thinks everyone should read. There is no doubt in my mind that intelligence is only a. Well feature a different book each week and share exclusive deals you wont find anywhere else.
Advice for elon musk from richard branson, arianna huffington. The risk from ai isnt just a weird worry of elon musk. Elon musks 12 books to read for business and personal success. Books recommended by elon musk book recommendation allbestnet. Book recommendations by elon musk airtable universe. Jul 19, 2017 earlier this week, at the campus of mit, techcrunch had the chance to sit down with famed roboticist rodney brooks, the founding director of mits computer science and artificial intelligence. Being human in the age of artificial intelligence by max tegmark s. Bookworm elon musks personal library is made up of fantasy novels, books on rocket fuel and ai, and biographies of geniuses. The best books on ai for leaders in the new age, recommended by the likes of elon musk, bill gates, eric schmidt, reid hoffman, mark andreessen and other.
Elon musk tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future. Openai is a research laboratory based in san francisco, california. Elon musks reading recommendations are quite different. Following are some of the books that influenced elon musk, inspiring him as a child and giving him heroes as a young adult. He showed cantrell the spreadsheet hed been working on. The book traces elon musk s life from his childhood up to the time he spent at zip2 and paypal, and then onto spacex, tesla, and solarcity. Elon musk, ceo and founder of spacex, tesla motors, and neutralink has in the past recommended books that inspired him when growing up. Though musk is a futurist and deeply interested in artificial intelligence.
The above list of books is a mustread recommendation by elon musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and ceo of spacex, tesla, and many more businesses. After researching the lives of many success individuals, it seems they all have one trait in common. Advice for elon musk from richard branson, arianna huffington and mark cuban among their recommendations for teslas ceo. In a november 2012 interview with esquire, spacex cofounder jim cantrell mentions elon musk s early passion for books pertaining to rocket science. The following list of books is a must read a recommendation by elon musk.
Like mentioned in the book elon musk and this post, elon considers his mind a programmable supercomputer to which he can download information. Aug 31, 2017 artificial intelligence is the future, not only of russia, but of all of mankind, russian president vladimir putin said. Musk also warned against dangers of unchecked ai and said that ai is. Among his many titles and descriptors, musk is a certifiable bookworm. Nov 02, 2018 why elon musk fears artificial intelligence heres the thing. And for a glimpse into how hes thinking about the future, here are 5 books that he has recommended to. May 19, 2015 the 10 best moments in the new elon musk book. A list from the books that he had read during schooling to building rockets, reflects musk s diverse knowledge. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading elon musk. Neuralink whose purpose is to integrate artificial intelligence with the human. Our final invention by james barrat continuing the ai trend, musk endorsed this book as a worthy read via twitter in 2014. Elon musk recommends a book on the future of artificial.
When you want to learn something, it can be downloaded through books. The entrepreneur has used technology to reshape payments, electric cars and space travel, but hes still really worried about what could happen if. Elon musks book recommendati ons a list of book recommendations from elon musk, including the sources. Charlie munger was asked a question about him at the 2014 daily journal meeting and he replied. Musk is a true inspiration for the nonreading fraternity. Musk has called artificial intelligence the most serious threat to. And read this book ai will be the best or worst thing ever for humanity, says the billionaire entrepreneur. After reading superintelligence, elon musk tweeted that he. A leading artificial intelligence researcher lays out a new approach to ai that will enable us to coexist successfully with increasingly intelligent machines in the popular imagination, superhuman artificial intelligence is an approaching tidal wave that threatens not just jobs and human relationships, but civilization itself. There are also a few books written about him, the most popular one being ashlee vances elon musk. Access a free summary of inside openai, elon musk s wild plan to set artificial intelligence free, by cade metz and 20,000 other business, leadership and.
Now, you can learn what elon learns from this list om elon musk s favorite books. Elon musk thinks humans and machines must merge for humanity to remain relevant as artificial intelligence advances. Apocalypse elon musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but silicon valleys latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. Ai will be the best or worst thing ever for humanity, says.
Tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future is ashlee vances biography of elon musk, published in 2015. I have such a technology which will cause the car to charge automatically. On tuesday, elon musk said his brainmachine interface has performed some successful experiments with rats and promises one day it. Elon musk says ai development should be better regulated. The starting point of every one of musks astounding accomplishments is a voracious appetite for the written word. Being human in the age of artificial intelligence by max tegmark 2017. Musk has said that reading a variety of books from epic works of fantasy like the lord of the rings trilogy to complex howto books on building rockets is crucial to his success. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. One of the most important technological idea men on the planet. And were not talking just about business books, its like the elon musk books. Heres a few elon musk has suggested over the years. Dec 28, 2017 8 books that elon musk says changed his life. Ever since childhood, he has been an avid reader and attributes a large part of his success to reading.
Musk has said that reading a variety of books from epic works of fantasy. Elon musk is warning yet again about the potential power of artificial intelligence. Musk who was smart enough to get into a physics ph. All the books elon musk thinks everyone should read business. A books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Youd expect the casestudy of someones life to be boring and uneventful, dragging until the very end. Its no surprise then that elon musk is also an avid reader. The hitchhikers guide to the galaxy by douglas adams musk read this as a teenager. With artificial intelligence were summoning the elon. He settled with the sec in september 2018 for making alleged false statements about a plan to take tesla private, and had to step down as chairman. Musk likely appreciates this book for explaining some of the fundamental physical. Where gatess tastes tend towards the whimsical and jobss towards the metaphysical, musks list is all about science.
Elon musk is arguably one of the greatest inventors on the planet. Tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future vance, ashlee on. Artificial intelligence is the biggest risk that we face as a civilization tesla and spacex ceo elon musk said saturday, speaking to state leaders on the last day of the. Billionaire elon musk credits his success to these 8 books. Elon musk is the cofounder and ceo of tesla, founder and ceo of spacex, cochairman of openai, founder and ceo of neuralink, and founder and ceo of the boring company here are 15 fascinating books elon recommends through twitter and interviews.
Musk, of course, is the billionaire and brilliant mind behind tesla and spacex. Bill gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand ai. Now, he is recommending a new book by mit professor max tegmark, which addresses issues around how artificial intelligence ai will change society. The 12 books elon musk says shaped his worldview and led him to business and personal success. Mar 26, 2017 elon musks billiondollar crusade to stop the a. Aug 05, 2018 15 books elon musk thinks everyone should read superintelligence paths, dangers, strategies by nick bostrom. In elon musk s bookshelf there are 12 books that shaped his character and make him wildly successful today. Elon musk books recommendation list contains all most all the books that musk has recommended in twitter and interview. Elon musk recommends a book on the future of artificial intelligence.
What are the books that elon musk used to selfstudy. The remarks were in response to a piece about openai. Openais mission is to ensure that artificial general. Just look at the list of books stephen king, ernest hemingway, and james altucher recommend. Elon musk is a lifelong reader, and books ranging from the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy to benjamin franklin. He has been no stranger to the ongoing conversation about ai and cites this book as helpful reference material for. Elon musk, the ceo of spacex, tesla, and other largerthanlife tech companies, somehow seems to find time to read. Aug 29, 2017 the book gives insight into a future with artificial intelligence that musk has been warning the world about. Elon musk, the ceo of spacex, tesla and other largerthanlife.
Read this to find out which books influenced his thinking the most and why. Is a must read our final invention by james barrat breaks down the potential risks of highlevel artificial intelligence. Why you should read more doctorately on book recommendation. Elon musk, the mastermind behind spacex, tesla, and paypal is also passionate about reading. Vance opens the book at an interview with elon musk himself. When a young elon musk was asked how he developed an interest in rockets, he simply answered, i read books. Aug 05, 2018 15 books elon musk thinks everyone should read. Elon musk sees his neuralink merging your brain with a. This famous roboticist doesnt think elon musk understands ai. Jun 03, 2016 bill gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand ai. But a weekend minirant from the futurist drew the attention of even some nontechies and. Access a free summary of inside openai, elon musk s wild plan to set artificial intelligence free, by cade metz and 20,000 other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getabstract. Tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future kindle edition by vance, ashlee. Books recommended by elon musk book recommendation.
Dec 18, 2017 9 of the most jawdropping things elon musk said about robots and ai in 2017. After reading superintelligence, elon musk tweeted that he echoed bostroms concerns over. Being human in the the age of artificial intelligence by max. Tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future, ashlee vance elon musk. Ai will be the best or worst thing ever for humanity, so lets get it right.276 509 990 947 58 1192 1487 748 796 498 996 1425 783 89 1138 230 1244 1160 1003 597 202 290 1442 1053 917 1470 219 133 519 1309 215 319 230 1182 307 1116 90 586 836 835 789 1478 403