A Hard Look At Artificial Intelligence
When a new technology emerges that poses risks, those risks are "overlooked" by both industry and corrupt regulators if the new technology is profitable. People are damaged, people die, and the "industry" denies the problems and claims the harm "has not been proven". That was how it went with DDT, asbestos, tobacco, GMO foods, geoengineering, wireless technology, and now, Artificial Intelligence, a massive profit engine, a device for taking hundreds of millions of people out of their jobs worldwide, a super intelligence that may eventually dominate humanity, crash the entire internet or cause the government to start prosecuting "pre-crime", A.I. is already being put into wide service without a plan how to deal with any number of possible apocalyptic consequences. This video is a kick-starter for those who have not thought about the possible downside of A.I.