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After On Podcast #47: The Power and Peril of AI

Stuart Russell’s textbook is used to teach AI in over 1,400 universities and 120 countries. If AI scares him, it should scare you too. And Stuart is definitely nervous about the worst-case possibilities here.

 
Stuart Russell

Stuart Russell

 

Stuart is not alone in being concerned, as anyone who pays attention to world of AI knows. But unlike many of the folks who sound the alarm on this front, he is a profoundly informed denizen of the innermost Sanctum of the global AI community.

Below you will find the deliciously terrifying “Slaughterbots” video that Stuart and I discuss in the interview. Yiiiiiikes!

Rob Reid