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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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Old 06-09-2018, 05:13 AM
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Relax everyone, she's just training the AIs to handle malformed content.

And then :freakout:
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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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Why Is Google Translate Spitting Out Sinister Religious Prophecies?

It's time to repent, yo. Roko's basilisk is coming for you.

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In passing, it reads like a very, uh, human response. I mean, what would you start saying if someone asked you to translate the same thing a dozen times?
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Lots of Google translations, especially shorter phrases, have been warped out of any value by user contributed improvement suggestions. Possibly but not necessarily involving a neural network sifting through the user suggestions. Minor or derived uses - like band or song names - seem to outweigh the real meaning you were looking for.

So I'm basically disagreeing with the article ... but still heading off to see what weirdness I can get Google to come up with ....
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But how does it do on the convention of Waldo cosplayers page?
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In passing, it reads like a very, uh, human response. I mean, what would you start saying if someone asked you to translate the same thing a dozen times?
I would just let Martin Luther handle my business.
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