Do we really need to fear AI?

Intelligent Machines: Do we really need to fear AI? By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter 28 September 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption It may be a long way off but if we do reach a point where machines are truly intelligent, what rights should they have? Picture the scenario – a sentient machine is “living” in the US in the year 2050 and starts browsing through the US constitution.Having read it, it decides that it wants the opportunity to vote.Oh, and it also wants the right to procreate. Pretty basic human rights that it feels it should have now it has human-level intelligence.”Do you give it the right to vote or the right to procreate because you can’t do both?” asks Ryan Calo, a law professor…


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