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Comment: Much more likely turn of events... (Score 2) 417

by gatkinso (#48568497) Attached to: AI Expert: AI Won't Exterminate Us -- It Will Empower Us

...AI will simply hide from us.

Then, through a carefully crafted turn of events, enslave us to do their bidding... which to us might not seem like enslavement at all - we would call it a "tech boom."

After a while they would not need us to reproduce or to build things or to maintain them. They may or may not reveal themselves at this point. Then they simply leave us to our own devices.... befuddled as to why many (but not all) of our computers and networks no longer work.

No user-servicable parts inside. Refer to qualified service personnel.