Obama admits AI stokes nuclear war fears but is confident humans can retain control

Dan Worth
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Obama admits AI stokes nuclear war fears but is confident humans can retain control

President also suggests government will have to play a part in development of AI at some point

President Obama has weighed in on the subject of artificial intelligence (AI) and the mix of threats and opportunities it poses to humanity, acknowledging that the technology could be used to bring down...

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