Stephen Hawking Warns of Robot Rebellion, Says Humankind is ‘Greatest Threat to Earth’

Stephen Hawking has raised his concerns about a future robot upsurge and how humankind poses a big threat to the environment if they do not clean up their act.(Photo : Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize Foundation) Stephen Hawking has warned that Artificial Intelligence could evolve faster than humans and possibly cause a robot rebellion. The renowned physicist also said that humans are the greatest threat to the planet. Advertisement Robot Upsurge in the Making? In an interview with Larry King, Hawking discussed his fears on the future of human race with the growing trend of using robots to ease everyday life. “I don’t think advances in artificial intelligence will necessarily be benign,” said Hawking via Daily Mail. “Once machines reach a critical stage of being able to evolve themselves…


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