Elon Asks How Long Before New Wave of Bots Become Hitler

Posted By Steve Hanley on Apr 18, 2016Elon Musk has a fatal attraction to artificial intelligence (AI). On the one hand, AI will play an important role in things like future autonomous driving systems. On the other hand, Musk frets about the horrific implications of AI controlled warfare. He has referred to the advent of artificial intelligence as “summoning the Devil.” An article in The Verge about how companies are trying to harness basic AI technology to help them sell products has gotten Musk’s attention. Soon, bots will be everywhere, The Verge story says. “We’ll buy flowers with bots, we’ll order car service with bots, we’ll plan vacations with bots. We’ll engage with more brands, more effectively, all with bots.” To be fair, the bots The Verge is talking about are…


Link to Full Article: Elon Asks How Long Before New Wave of Bots Become Hitler