Article from LiquidThink
Obvious advances in technology (just think of Boston Dynamics, Google Glass, or NEST) happen everyday, and with them questions of privacy, which seem to be a large focus of news outlet’s these days. With the discovery of the NSA spying not only on it’s citizens but virtually anyone with a smartphone, it may seem that we already live in an Orwellian society. AI, however, is a completely different yet ultimately more dangerous concept, and one which can get ugly — fast. Like, Matrix Ugly.
Think of the most powerful supercomputer you can; now multiply the power of that supercomputer by infinity an you have your Artificial Super Intelligence, or ASI for short.