Guy Pearce thinks we're right to be scared by artificial intelligence

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It’s almost 11pm in Australia, but Guy Pearce is full of energy. He’s talking about robots.

The star of Memento and L.A. Confidential has just been in a film called Donny the Drone — a post-apocalyptic short in which an initially friendly-looking robot (voiced by Pearce) is given a humanitarian award.

It’s a beautifully-shot, Black Mirror-esque dive into a debate that’s been terrifying Stephen Hawking, the entire tech industry and pretty much everyone who’s ever seen a single sci-fi film: what is going to happen to us if technology keeps advancing at its current, near light-speed rate?

Pearce, it turns out, is just as obsessed as the rest of us. Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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