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Thursday, August 27, 2015

AI Catastrophe

A few recent posts have considered the advent of strong AI or possibly even AI super intelligence in the coming decades. As was noted in the prior post, this technology is potentially so powerful it could lead to our extinction or at the opposite extreme could have untold benefits.  This article takes a closer look at the possibilities of AI going bad, in particular the nearer term threat of weak AI (AI that is narrowly tailored for a specific purpose) in the decades before the development of a stronger general AI.
How Much Longer Before Our First AI Catastrophe?

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