Nick Bostrom wants to ensure that superintelligence doesn’t destroy humanity
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Oxford professor Nick Bostrom’s job is to imagine nightmare scenarios for humanity, including plagues, asteroid strikes, and superbugs. He spends a surprising amount of time worrying that HAL 9000-style deranged computers will wipe us all out.
As Stephen Hawking said, “Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last."