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Questions tagged [neo-luddism]

Use for questions related to the "unforeseeable dangers of new technology", a sub-field of the overall philosophy of neo-luddism. (i.e. suitable for for questions ranging from automation replacing human jobs, instability created by applications of AI, and apocalyptic scenarios of AI takeover, etc.)

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Should we focus more on societal or technical issues with AI risk

I have trouble finding material (blog, papers) about this issue, so I'm posting here. Taking a recent well known example: Musk has tweeted and warned about the potential dangers of AI, saying it is "...
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What is neoluddism?

It is well known from the history of technology, that the invention of new things was always problematic. In the 15th century for example, in which Gutenberg has invented the first printing press, the ...
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Will/can AI be the worst enemy to humananity?

This is the question which always being discussed, Will Artificial intelligence can be the undefeatable enemy for human being? Like the Slaughter Bots( Killer Microdrones technology) can kill a ...
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Why is AI safety so much harder than Isaac Asimov's “Three Laws of Robotics”?

I understand that AI researchers are trying to create AI designs that allow for desired behavior without undesirable side-effects. A classic example of an attempt is Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of ...
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Is there a way to protect humanity against the impending singularity?

We are careening into the future which may hold unpredictable dangers in relation to AI. I've haven't yet heard of Chappie or Robocop style police robots, but militarized drone tech is replacing many ...
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Could artificial intelligence cause problems for humanity after figuring out human behavior?

This BBC article suggests that intelligent algorithms, like those that select news stories and advertisements for display, could control our experience of the world and manipulate us. My question is: ...