Artificial Intelligence Does Pose a Potential Threat, But Not the Movie-Kind

We look at videos of robotic dogs and make jokes about Skynet, Terminators and the Apocalypse, after which we shut down our computer and go to bed as if nothing’s happened. Or is about to happen.That’s only because things aren’t there yet, but we can’t emphasize the “yet” hard enough. The field of artificial intelligence is expanding rapidly, and with the immense computing power of modern chips, we’re on a steady course towards robots that can do a lot of things on their own, rendering the human component as futile as resisting the Borg.The funny thing is that the automotive industry is definitely lending a hand here, focusing so much lately on the autonomous driving technology that, basically, means turning out cars into robotic drivers. Just because you don’t see…


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