Mortal Engines’ Peter Jackson on Imagining a New World After an Apocalypse

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The era of the teen dystopian thriller may be a few years old, but the threat of an apocalyptic disaster sometimes feels more timely than ever. Mortal Engines (you can read our review here) is about humankind living in a new type of society after surviving a global catastrophe, only to face the same threats that…

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How We Can Prepare for Catastrophically Dangerous AI—and Why We Can’t Wait

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Artificial intelligence in its current form is mostly harmless, but that’s not going to last. Machines are getting smarter and more capable by the minute, leading to concerns that AI will eventually match, and then exceed, human levels of intelligence—a prospect known as artificial superintelligence (ASI).

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https://gizmodo.com/how-we-can-prepare-now-for-catastrophically-dangerous-a-1830388719