Artificial Intelligence: ‘We’re Like Children Playing with a Bomb’

June 14, 2016

(The Guardian) – The book is a lively, speculative examination of the singular threat that Bostrom believes – after years of calculation and argument – to be the one most likely to wipe us out. This threat is not climate change, nor pandemic, nor nuclear winter; it is the possibly imminent creation of a general machine intelligence greater than our own.