Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a tour of the Tesla factory in Fremont, California on Monday on the first stop on his visit to the US.Netanyahu and his wife received from Musk an overview of the company’s developments and the various models and observed the production and assembly process of the advanced electric cars.Afterwards, Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife rode with Musk in the innovative “Cybertruck” vehicle, which has not yet gone on sale.
The video of the tour can be seen below:
Netanyahu and Musk's conversation
The two also held a live open conversation on AI alongside OpenAI President Greg Bruckman and MIT Prof. Max Tagmark. Netanyahu described AI as the "blessing and curse" of today. Netanyahu described AI as the “blessing and curse” of today. The prime minister noted that he appreciates Musk’s commitment to freedom of expression and his opposition to antisemitism.
“It took us a century to adapt to the industrial revolution. We only have a few years to adapt to the AI revolution,” Netanyahu said. “The first thing that can be done is to unite similar countries to agree on a code of ethics and conduct. We can do this within and between our countries.
"The first thing that can be done is to unite similar countries to agree on a code of ethics and conduct. We can do this within and between our countries."Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
“We can cooperate to ensure just the blessings and curb the curses as much as possible. We already do this in civil aviation and other areas. I appreciate the opportunity to consult with you about something that is so important to the future of my country and the future of the world.”