Artificial intelligence will create a ‘useless class’ of humans as machines take over, historian warns

Artificial intelligence will create a ‘useless class’ of humans as machines take over, historian warnsAI capabilities may turn humans into ‘eternally useless’ beings author saysAs AI takes jobs, and humans will lose their economic and political valueThis will lead humans to lose sense of meaning, and turn to drugs and VR By Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com Published: 21:25, 20 May 2016 | Updated: 21:26, 20 May 2016 The rise of artificial intelligence could have a more anticlimactic outcome than most doomsday films would have you expect.Rather than being violently wiped out by robotic beings, humankind may become ‘eternally useless’ due to the increasing capabilities of AI.This is according to bestselling author Yuval Noah Harari, who explores bleak future of humanity and ‘the rise of the useless class’ in his upcoming novel…


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