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Bad Robot

A kill switch will prevent the robots of the future from going off the rails.

Science fiction loves a story about robots rising up and taking control – consider Will Smith’s iRobot – but how realistic are such visions of the future? DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) division, certainly thinks there’s a risk. They’ve teamed up with Oxford University to develop a “red button” that would interrupt an AI machine’s […]