Scary AI Is More ‘Fantasia’ Than ‘Terminator’

Ex-Googler Nate Soares on AI’s alignment problem

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Nautilus
Dec 19, 2018 · 8 min read

By Brian Gallagher

When Nate Soares psychoanalyzes himself, he sounds less Freudian than Spockian. As a boy, he’d see people acting in ways he never would “unless I was acting maliciously,” the former Google software engineer, who now heads the non-profit Machine Intelligence…

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