Fears of an artificial intelligence apocalypse make the news, but it's AI-fuelled inequality we should worry about, says Andrew Simms, SGR.
Article from New Scientist, 14 November 2018
One of the biggest potential impacts of artificial intelligence is often overlooked. Rather than the frequently touted extremes of technological utopia or an end to humanity, AI could entrench and deepen the status quo, intensifying business as usual by ramping up overconsumption and inequality. For many scientists, this is a big concern.
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