Bill Gates-approved historian says AI will make some people totally useless

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.Will digital assistants make some people totally useless? CNET Making dire predictions is easy and safe. If you’re wrong, you’ll have a nice surprise. If you’re right, however, everyone will respect your fine judgment. Still, some dire predictions simply make sense. Historian Yuval Harari is a touch pessimistic about the human race. In essence, he thinks we’re losing it to the robots.As The Guardian reports, his new book, “Homo Sapiens: A Brief History of Tomorrow,” to be published in September, presents a dire prognostication. He concedes that artificial intelligence might make some people gods. This will cheer the likes of Google’s director of engineering, Ray Kurzweil, who truly can’t wait to rise to the level of…


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