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Should we Fear Artificial Intelligence?

As billions of dollars pour into AI companies, how seriously should we take warnings that ever-smarter computers could turn on us?

Billions of dollars are pouring into the latest investor craze - artificial intelligence. But serious scientists like Stephen Hawking have warned that full AI could spell the end of the human race. How seriously should we take the warnings that ever-smarter computers could turn on us? Our expert witnesses explain the threat, the opportunities and how we might avoid being turned into paperclips.

(Photo: An artificial intelligence concept illustration. Credit: Shutterstock)

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Sun 31 May 2015 13:05GMT

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  • Tue 13 Jan 2015 13:05GMT
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