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Smart Machines are Not a Threat to Humanity

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Original languageEnglish
Article number10.1145/2950042
Pages (from-to)40-42
Number of pages3
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Volume60
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2017

Abstract

The root of my argument is that any AI threat comes, not from machines that are too smart, but from machines that are too dumb. Such dumb machines pose a threat to individual humans, but not to humanity. Worrying about machines that are too smart distracts us from the real and present threat from machines that are too dumb.

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  • Artificial intelligence, Singularity

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