Highlights from Stephen Hawking’s Reddit AMA: ‘Women’ are the most intriguing ‘mystery’

Hawking shared his thoughts on artificial intelligence with Reddit users. (Desiree Martin/AFP/Getty Images)In July, famed physicist Stephen Hawking offered to answer questions from the public in a Reddit AMA. Unlike the usual AMA style, where an interviewee sits and answers questions in real time for several hours, Hawking (who can type only a few words per minute at most) gave several weeks for questions to be asked, then answered some of the ones with the most upvotes in his own time. [Here’s the argument for banning killer robots before we’re swarmed by them] Unsurprisingly, Hawking has focused on answering questions surrounding artificial intelligence — the reported subject of the AMA. Earlier this year, Hawking signed an open letter imploring leaders to consider the possible downsides of artificially intelligent robots before we jump…


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