Once AI hits a point where it can rapidly make itself exponentially more intelligent the notion that we will “use our AI” becomes anything but simple. How do you “use” something that’s ten thousand times more intelligent than your own brain? AI brings in a whole array of possible cataclysms which many thinkers like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking see as the single greatest existential threat to our species.

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