Stuart Russell on why now is the time to start thinking about superintelligent AI – Science Weekly podcast

“Prof Stuart Russell wrote the book on artificial intelligence. Literally. But that was back in 1995, when the next few decades of AI were uncertain, and, according to him, distinctly less threatening. Sitting down with Ian Sample, Russell talks about his latest book, Human Compatible, which warns of a dystopian future in which humans are outsmarted by machines. But how did we get here? And what can we do to make sure these machines benefit humankind?”

Talking about the advances of AI and why we have to talk about aligning human goals and AI goals.

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