Google working on emergency killswitch for rouge AI systems

Google is working on a fail-safe for artificial intelligence that would allow a human operator to shut down an AI-powered machine that learnt to ignore commands. The company’s AI lab, together with Oxford University’s Future of Humanity Institute, has proposed a “kill switch” for intelligent machines that would override their actions if they posed a risk to themselves or others. More tech news form IBTimes UK While AI is destined to transform many aspects of our lives for the better, the more often than not apocalyptic portrayal of it in cinema has left many wondering whether giving robots the ability to think for themselves is really the best thing for humankind. Yet despite some of the greatest scientific minds of the 21st century voicing legitimate concerns about the dangers AI…


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