Google and Oxford Are Working on an A.I. Kill Switch That A.I. Won’t Learn to Turn Off

Google wants to make sure that if anyone is going to take over the world and subjugate humanity, it’s going to be Google the company not Google the inevitable self-chosen name of the sentient AI that will one day destroy us all. That’s why they’re working on an off switch for artificial intelligence—or just for the safety of humans working alongside less ambitious but still potentially dangerous AI—which is a trickier proposition than it may seem. After all, the point of AI is, eventually, to help make advances in computing (and everything else) faster and better than humans can. We’re not quite at the point where AI is equal to or better than humans just yet, but once we are, AI will be able to improve on itself even faster than we…


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