The danger of AI is weirder than you think | Janelle Shane

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The danger of artificial intelligence isn’t that it’s going to rebel against us, but that it’s going to do exactly what we ask it to do, says AI researcher Janelle Shane. Sharing the weird, sometimes alarming antics of AI algorithms as they try to solve human problems — like creating new ice cream flavors or recognizing cars on the road — Shane shows why AI doesn’t yet measure up to real brains.
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  1. I don't understand why scientists are so obsessed with AI. Are you really dumb? Is it really going benefit human or not? That level we have reached where AI suppose to reach. Anything further can lead to danger without asking….

  2. It's literally the ancient genie/god's gift problem except it's more than a thought experiment useful when explaining students communication errors

  3. It is cute that we think we stand a stance against it.
    We've been warned more than once.
    The two Programs that started communicating with each other on facebook had to be shut down.
    THIS should have been enough warning.

  4. That explains why YouTube deleted my posts at times over nothing derogatory.

    For example: I once posted the fertility statistics of women over a certain age (my friend couldn't conceive because she waited too long so I thought I let others know so they can take heed and plan their lives.)

    YouTube thought I was badmouthing women or something so it deleted my post.

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