It is a stated goal of all superpowers to become leaders in AI, and this field of research is rapidly developing. AI is already having an impact on most areas of society. At the same time, prominent researchers and business leaders have expressed concern about this development, particularly in relation to self-learning systems that not only replace routine actions, but radically change and expand the human sphere of action. The further development of AI technology and the uncertainty associated with the consequences it will have for people and society requires reflection that researchers must also relate to. This forms the background for NENT’s opinion.