AI pioneers Geoffrey Hinton and Fei-Fei Li address the urgent need for responsible AI development.

They express concerns about the existential threat and near-term risks posed by rapid AI advancements.

Hinton, known as the "godfather of AI," emphasizes the risks of large language models like ChatGPT and Google’s PaLM.

Fei-Fei Li underscores the importance of investing in public institutions to guide AI's future.

The event, hosted by U of T and livestreamed to thousands, sparks a call to action for responsible AI development.

Toronto's Radical Ventures and partner organizations join forces to launch the Radical AI Founders Masterclass.

U of T President Meric Gertler highlights AI's transformative impact on research in various fields.

Hinton and Li recall the "Big Bang moment" in AI history when deep learning neural networks demonstrated their potential.