Artificial Intelligence is not able to ‘press the delete key’ on humanity just yet

We are safe…for now. Photograph: Alamy Artificial intelligence seems to be the neighborhood menace these days: in the presence of responsible adults, it smiles, is polite and offers to do the dishes. With a less responsible crowd – of the Pentagon or Volkswagen variety – it firebombs your flowerbed and sabotages your environmental fundraiser. And just when you think the menace could not be any more existential, you realize it’s inextricably implicated in the fabric of your life, so much so that you’ll likely never be rid of it. The menace of artificial intelligence is very real in most respects. As a lock pick for the infiltration of the private sphere, a method of control in the public sphere or a weapon, artificial intelligence poses a substantial threat. But there…


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