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When warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence, many doomsayers cite philosopher Nick Bostrom’s paperclip maximizer thought experiment.
Imagine an artificial intelligence, he says, which decides to amass as many paperclips as possible.
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In just the past few years, artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed from a futuristic, sci-fi scenario into an emerging technology that has been embraced by the world’s largest and most powerful corporations – including Google and Facebook. 1,061 more words