Why 2045 could be the year AI takes over

Artificial Intelligence could overtake humanity "within the lifetime of a lot of people alive today", an Oxford University professor has said.

The calculation "of when machines can do everything that humans can" is by Professor Bostrum from the Future of Humanity Institute.

The year 2045 was the median prediction based on soundings taken by Prof. Bostrum from machine learning experts.

This clip is from episode four of the BBC Tomorrow's World podcast.