because we're stupid, not because it's evil, says expert

By Andrew Griffin for The Independent on February 24, 2015

We could put ourselves in danger by creating artificial intelligence that looks too much like ourselves, a leading theorist has warned. “If we look for A.I. in the wrong ways, it may emerge in forms that are needlessly difficult to recognize, amplifying its risks and retarding its benefits,” writes theorist Benjamin H Bratton...

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Benjamin Bratton
Faculty, Department of Visual Arts
UC San Diego
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/benjamin-bratton
http://www.bratton.info

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Still image of AVA from Ex-Machina (2015).
Courtesy of UK's The Independent.

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