Link: LessWrong and AI risk mentioned in a Business Insider Article

post by James_Miller · 2014-12-03T17:13:59.505Z · score: 10 (11 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · None comments

Google Has An Internal Committee To Discuss Its Fears About The Power Of Artificial

"Worryingly, cofounder Shane Legg thinks the team's advances could be what finishes off the human race. He told the LessWrong blog in an interview 'Eventually, I think human extinction will probably occur, and technology will likely play a part in this'. He adds he thinks AI is the 'no.1 risk for this century'. It's ominous stuff. (Read about Elon Musk discussing his concerns about AI here.)"

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