Elon Musk has grim prediction that AI (not North Korea) will be cause of WWIII

Elon Musk started off his Labor Day in dark mood. In the wee hours of the morning he tweeted a link to an article by The Verge, "Putin Says the Nation That Leads in AI 'Will Be the Ruler of the World.'" He then had a run of depressing tweets, saying that World War III would not be caused by North Korea – in fact he thinks North Korea "should be low on our list of concerns for civilizational existential risk." Instead, AI – and not a leader of any country – will most likely pull the trigger.

Here are his tweets, but you may want to start your BBQ and guzzle your beer before reading further.

Finally someone calls him out on his dark mood, and he admits it's not a good way to start the day.

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