Link: LessWrong and AI risk mentioned in a Business Insider Articlepost by James_Miller · 2014-12-03T17:13:59.505Z · score: 10 (11 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · None comments
"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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