Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday spoke on the phone with Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla, owner of Twitter, and cofounder of OpenAI and Neuralink.

Prime Minister Netanyahu stated: "We are at the dawn of a new era for humanity, an era of artificial intelligence. Things are changing at a dizzying pace, and Israel must formulate a national policy on this issue. Last night I had a long conversation with Elon Musk, whose insight and contribution to humanity I hold in high esteem."

Netanyahu recounts that Musk spoke at length about two things: "First - about the need for governments to understand both the opportunities and the dangers of artificial intelligence. Second - he expressed his view that Israel could become a significant global player in the field. I am certain that this is true, and we will do it."

The Prime Minister also spoke with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. The two discussed the opportunities and challenges facing the world and Israel concerning artificial intelligence. The two also discussed a possible partnership with Israel to develop AI technologies.... Read More: Arutz-7