Experts reveal how AI could turn evil | Daily Mail Online

Kismet, a robot with rudimentary social skills

Kismet, a robot with rudimentary social skills (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Daily Mail cites experts and reveals how AI could turn evil. It provides a list of extreme risks, citing computer scientist, Roman Yampolskiy, from the University of Louisville. Yampolskiy says that, as far-fetched as they sound, we need to take the threats seriously.

Source: Experts reveal how AI could turn evil | Daily Mail Online

With the Brexit fears close to exhaustion, it seems that the Daily Mail is looking for new fears to keep its readership on board.

After the Brexit vote is counted and dusted, perhaps there’s a need to look at the integrity of the UK media?

As for AI turning evil, surely this is closer to science fiction?

Thoughts?

Advertising has the power to make children fat and this needs to stop – The Conversation

The Conversation argues that junk food adverts need to be banned near schools and nurseries – our children’s lives depend upon it.

Source: Advertising has the power to make children fat and this needs to stop

This is a recommended read.

Clearly, there are a number of barriers, including the food lobby and fat peoples’ rights.

Any thoughts on how we overcome the obesity barriers?

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