What do you think about AI, would it be a threat against humanity and on what timescale?

I’m asking because I don’t know what to think atm and I’m wondering about different perspectives and well reasoned arguments

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@szbalint It will depend on which utility function we give it. If A.I. behaves anything like humans do, it will strongly resist changes to its utility function.


All machine learning has a utility function. Without it, there is no goal.

This plays into the Laws of Robotics:



@szbalint We are trapped by our own utility function. That's why we can't seem to change behaviour when it comes to global warming, for example...

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