Stephen Hawking on Dangerous Artificial Intelligence and Machines Causing Unemployment

Image Credit: Dave J Hogan / Getty Images Stephen Hawking held a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session in order to field questions from users of the website, with the topics of these questions largely centered around artificial intelligence. Such was the popularity of the AMA that it became the third largest in Reddit’s history, with over nine thousands comments being submitted. The theoretical physicist has spoken out about his fears regarding AI in the past, though Reddit users asked him to elaborate upon his thoughts regarding the likelihood of humanity one day creating AI possessing superintelligence, and the results were an interesting insight into the mind of one of the world’s most brilliant minds. Take a look through his responses below: On technological unemployment… If machines produce everything we need,…


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