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At least we're almost to a new page, I think.
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Fuckin yay!

MIT scientists created a "psychopath" AI by feeding it violent content from Reddit
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What could go wrong?
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Relax everyone, she's just training the AIs to handle malformed content.

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Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? | Books | The Guardian

The title question isn't really answered, but that doesn't stop the article being interesting.
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I work for an international conglomerick and they just released a, uh, kind of big picture vision internal message, and AI figures prominently. The idea is sort of that people will be freed up for more rewarding endeavours by automation, so 1950's futurism 2.0? It was pretty far out, with a positive outlook. I was surprised by it.
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The man who was fired by a machine - BBC News


From the linkIt took Mr Diallo's bosses three weeks to find out why he had been sacked.

His firm was going through changes, both in terms of the systems it used and the people it employed. His original manager had been recently laid off and sent to work from home for the rest of his time at the firm and in that period he had not renewed Mr Diallo's contract in the new system. After that, machines took over - flagging him as an ex-employee.


Incidentally, the name of the firm appears to have been withheld. NDA do you think? I hope he got a shitload of money from them.
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