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Aug 23, 2019

Why superintelligence is a threat that should be taken seriously

Posted by in categories: existential risks, robotics/AI

Circa 2017


In a recent article for Skeptic, Michael Shermer (the magazine’s founding publisher) put forth an argument for “why AI is not an existential threat,” where “AI” stands for “artificial intelligence” and an “existential threat” is anything that could cause human extinction or the irreversible decline of civilization.

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