Reddit’s Ask Me Anything: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is now on Reddit’s Ask Me Anything. For nine days he will be answering questions.

Space.com: Stephen Hawking on Reddit: Ask Him a Question on Artificial Intelligence.

 

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Robot Overlords

Steve Wozniak has been concerned about the future but is now feeling safe that computers will take care of us. As their pets…

Digital Trends: Steve Wozniak welcomes his robot overlords

Others are more worried. Stephen Hawking and Nick Bostrom is warning for AI. Elon Musk is taking steps to prevent harmful AI.

Techworld: Stephen Hawking warns computers will overtake humans within 100 years

Techworld: Nick Bostrom supports Stephen Hawking’s AI predictions

The Guardian: Elon Musk: Artificial intelligence is our biggest existential threat

The Verge: These are the projects Elon Musk is funding to prevent killer AI

It even gives philosophers nightmares, read if you dare:

Slate: The Most Terrifying Thought Experiment of All Time

 

Breakthrough Initiative

Today Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking presents a breakthrough initiative for the search for extra terrestrial intelligence.

Astrobiology Magazine: Breakthrough initiative to accelerate the search for intelligence life in the universe.

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SETI InstituteSpace.comWIRED, The VergeExtremeTech, Outside and Scientific American also covers this.