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Stanford AI report: Evvybuddy calm down

If Astro Teller says so, I guess the Singularity isn’t coming anytime soon

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“Contrary to the more fantastic predictions for AI in the popular press, the Study Panel found no cause for concern that AI is an imminent threat to humankind. No machines with self-sustaining, long-term goals and intent have been developed, nor are they likely to be developed in the near future.”

If Astro Teller says so, I guess the Singularity isn’t coming anytime soon.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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