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posted by David Coleman, May 28, 2015
Serious concerns about artificial intelligence have been voiced lately. David Coleman says there are problems which need to be overcome before AI machines can be ethical and legal actors in society.
In January, an open letter was published asking the scientific community for “expanded research aimed at ensuring that increasingly capable AI systems are robust and beneficial … our AI systems must do what we want them to do.”
Artificial intelligence researchers at Google, Facebook, Microsoft as well as Bill Gates and Elon Musk all signed the letter. The first person to sign was Stuart Jonathan Russell, a professor at Stanford University well known for his contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.
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