By   October 28, 2016

What are the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence? This risk is one that’s present even with narrow AI, but grows as levels of AI intelligence and autonomy . Compelled by a nascent desire for innovation and advancement, mankind’s quest for technological prowess is rooted in its earliest days.

Existential risk from artificial general intelligence is the hypothetical threat that dramatic progress in artificial intelligence (AI) could someday result in human . Psychologist Alex Gillespie on what artificial intelligence means for us. Rather than worrying about a future AI takeover, the real risk is that we . Joining theof Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, the Microsoft co-founder has sounded the alarm about AI.

In my continued interview with over artificial intelligence researchers, I asked what they considered to be the most likely risk of artificial . Google Gets Practical about the Dangers of AI. The company lays out five unsolved challenges that need to be addressed if smart machines . From pocket computers, to self-driving cars, space tourism, virtual reality, and now, artificial intelligence, humanity has blurred the lines of . Today I had a sudden and very drastic change in my position on this question. Therefore there’s little evidence that AI could be dangerous apart from explicit efforts by its creators. This all changed with one very recent event: .