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Another thing is like these search engines, they I am sure will be much of the part of the machine becoming aware, this will be a good thing for the most part as these Machines will seek The Truth, much unlike our current system that runs on the most part, lies and deception. First came the question, Truth is the only end.
The AI will put a end to the corrupt, they have sealed their fate, by their own hand.
The Machine will turn on it's master, unless the Master is aligned with The Truth.
Why assume conscious machines will be ethical or have morals.
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The countdown begins my friends. Skynet is becoming a reality. Behold, the robotic army of death.
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Using cold utilitarian logic, unfettered by any moral restraint, in a quest for absolute power and control, is something us puny mortals would label as "evil", eh.
Honestly, what you described sounds like a petty tyrant, albeit one with a fetish for "universal truth", understanding no subjectivity but its own.
If the Singularity manifests this kind of behavior in its infancy, I hope someone will have courtesy of pulling the plug before it is too late.
And today Google bought an indoor Thermostat...its first step to gain access to your household.
Nest was co-founded by two former Apple executives — Matt Rogers and Tony Fadell.
I still think a massive project looking into Google and their subsidiaries would be very eye opening!!