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"No sooner would your spreadsheet application spontaneously become a 3D game engine than an intelligence designed for help spontaneously become a harmful entity." The problem is that even when you give a super-AI a job that would be benign in the hands of a human, the AI can do the job so well that it will cream us in the process. One danger that is often brought up is an AI created by a company. If you think Bill Gates is anticompetitive...

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