Stephen Hawking says we should be more frightened of capitalism than robots

facebooktwitterlinkedingoogleplusemailcommentsmoreredditpinteresttumblrTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.Does he hope for an equal technological distribution of wealth? Stephen Hawking/Facebook screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET If only worries could be prioritized.If only our minds and souls could decide that one was bigger than another and treat it that way. Sometimes, though, multiple worries cascade upon us.Physicist Stephen Hawking, though, seems to have suddenly discovered something more worrisome than robots.Last year, he was concerned that humans were evolving so slowly that artificial intelligence might walk all over us. On Thursday, however, he found a more immediate concern.In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, Hawking offered a new disturbance in an answer to a long question about technological unemployment.”If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will…


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