UK government’s AI experts predict employment apocalypse

According to Mary Wakefield in The Spectator, the UK government gathered together four experts in artificial intelligence last autumn in a subdued hearing with few journalists in attendance, to hear leading minds prognosticate on what the advent of new technologies in AI might mean for the short-term and long-term future of the country. The piece records that each of the unnamed experts provided testimony regarding the implications for society and the economy of AI-based economic and technological solutions – and cautious voices were apparently thin on the ground. The authority that predicted furthest into the future spoke of a ‘singularity’ – the moment at which artificial intelligence becomes meaningfully able to evolve and propagate in the manner of a Von Neumann machine. Recursively adaptive and capable of developing new directives…


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