I sometimes wonder if hype about artificial intelligence, the wonderful or terrible things it will do for or to us, functions as a deliberate distraction.
The Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence will focus on the profound concerns stirred by the mystery of minds.
When tyranny comes it often is introduced as some improvement, or as the correction of some perceived problem.
This is extremely creepy. Insisting on privacy is an aspect of what Wesley J. Smith calls human exceptionalism.