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Six Avenues for an AI Takeover of the World

For several decades now, there has been a raging discussion about whether robots or AI will take over humanity. Most people believe this to be an impossibility as they are convinced that machines can never be smarter than computers.  However, there is a growing number...

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The One-Way AI Driven Collapse

In our history, we have often lost power to a dictator, but there is always a way for people to regain sovereignty. If we lose in future our independence to an Artificial Intelligence enabled entity, the way back might be closed. That is why our position is: Losing...

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An AI Driven End Scenario 1: The Rogue Side of AI

Hollywood has given us hundreds of scenarios where AI takes over the world. In each of them, however, humans always manage to overcome the diabolical AI masters. For instance, The Matrix and Terminator movies, where the humans instinctively wrestle back control. Movie...

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An AI Driven End Scenario 2: First Intelligence Explosion

The term Intelligence Explosion was first developed by the Polish-British mathematician Irving Good, in 1965. He explained it as: “An ultra-intelligent machine could design even better machines; there would then unquestionably be an ‘intelligence explosion,’ and the...

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An AI Driven End Scenario 3: Necessary Rescue

  How will AI take over humans? That is a question which has plagued many foresighted thinkers for a while. The immediate query of course is when and not if. While our primary pillar articles address this issue and the possible barriers to it, let us look at what...

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AI Aftermath Scenario 4: Ethnic Cleansing

Our history is full of extremeinstances of senseless, rabid ethnic cleansing by fanatic rulers. The mass killings in the past were harsh alright, but they might pale compared to the forms of ethnic cleansing that will be possible with the help of Artificial...

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AI Aftermath Scenario 5: The Era of Human Cyborgs

Technology thought-leader Elon Musk argues in a 2017 speech that artificially enhancing people is the only way to match the incredible intelligence of AI. Many people agree with Musk that turning ourselves into cyborgs, or cybernetic organism, is the only plausible...

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AI Aftermath: Scenario 6: The Lonely AI Dictator

Of all the possible avenues defined by the unregulated progress of Artificial Intelligence, the ‘Lonely Dictator Scenario’ is the most likely one. What is that scenario, you may ask, and how would it come about? This conjures up visions of a powerful and paranoid...

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The USA vs China AI-race is the wrong battle!

The Cold War that Was     In the harsh aftermath of the second world war, the nations aligned themselves to the two great power blocks: The Free West, under the leadership of the United States and the Communist Block under the guidance of Russia. Both blocks wielded...

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