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Top myths and facts on why to be concerned about advanced AI


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Although oversimplified, the infographic seems accurate.

Susan Calvin: [pointing to VIKI] "They link to our positronic operating core."

Detective Del Spooner: "Wow. Thermostat wasn't good enough. You went and gave the building a brain."

I, Robot; 2004

Point made. It's possible to go too far.

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While nothing new, I think the following article by Tim Urban (author of the blog http://waitbutwhy.com/ ) might be worth a read.

He goes into detail about the many misconcetpions most of society have about this topic - though the article and its follow-up also delve much deeper than just that.

http://waitbutwhy.com/2016/04/pdf-ai-revolution-1.html

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