Paper Explores How an Evil AI Could Emerge

It’s clear that when we develop so called superintelligence, it will be capable of things that we can scarcely conceive. Indeed, it is largely these unknown unknowns that pose the biggest risk when it comes to the development of AI. Nevertheless, this will not, and should not, prevent us from attempting to mitigate some of the risks presented should AI go bad. As part of this process, researchers have attempted to deliberately create a malicious intelligence. In a recently published paper, they explore the kind of environment that will see a malignant machine emerge. Malignant Intelligence They identify a number of factors, with the most important one being a lack of any kind of regulatory oversight, either inside the company or more widely. “If a group decided to create a malevolent…


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