America Will Have Lost The Edge.
I don’t think even AI scientists take it seriously (yet) but the AI research is getting incredibly nasty and fierce already (very different from 5 years ago), and in five years, China will be ahead of the US, and anyone else in the world, in pushing consumer products out to the market — in China. And the Chinese defense department is going to win too — top-secret armaments; AI weapons that will be utterly frightening and devastatingly lethal will be Chinese too. America will have lost the edge — the future will be Chinese, and it will be Chinese that will push it over the edge and eliminate the human race altogether. Hopefully robots will be in charge by then. It will be too late; americans will never even know until it’s just too late.