Hundreds of Artificial Intelligence experts have signed an open letter warning that pushing ahead with AI weapons will lead to an arms race that puts the technology in the hands of every army, terrorist and despot.
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Stuart Russell is an award-winning AI researcher and author who says we need to be as careful with AI as we are with nukes.
The creator of the Linux kernel has joined the all-star cast of tech-somebodies with something to say about Artificial Intelligence but he’s distinctly off message.
A significant minority of experts working in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), about 18%, believe that AI will one day pose an ‘existential threat’ to humanity.
As military software becomes more mature and more powerful it is increasingly trusted to act autonomously, but there is one crucial decision that we’ve not yet ceded; the decision to end human lives.
Bugs like Heartbleed and Shellshock can sit unobserved in critically important software for years. The answer, according to DARPA, is intelligent software that fixes buggy programs while we sleep.
Is it time to welcome our new robot guardians?
Researchers from Oxford University have joined the growing chorus of sober, intelligent, technology literate people warning about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence by listing it as one of twelve risks that pose a threat to human civilisation or even all human life.
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