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I've been reading an excellent book (ok, imo), Possible Minds.

The book offers 25 thoughtful perspectives concerning AI and the impacts it could have on humanity.

There are two camps:
1) AI is a potential existential threat.
2) AI is nothing to worry about; we know what we're doing and we can control it.

It seems like we are in a moment similar to the one just after the Manhattan Project produced the first nuclear bombs - humans were in possession of and using a power we really didn't fully understand.

We create something that kind of feels like 1), but then we collectively act like it's 2).

From your perspective as a software developer, what camp do you fall in? If neither, define your own.
Cheers,
Mike Fidler

"I intend to live forever - so far, so good." Steven Wright
"I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met." Also Steven Wright
"I'm addicted to placebos. I could quit, but it wouldn't matter." Steven Wright yet again.

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