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Google Robot Apocalypse - Big Red Button

Google Creates “Big Red Button” To Prevent The Robot Apocalypse

Is the robot apocalypse coming soon? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean researchers aren’t already creating safeguards against what some believe is the inevitable face-off between humans and artificial intelligence. And somewhat indirectly, mega-corporation, Google, is establishing humanity’s first line of defence with an AI “kill switch” that will effectively terminate any Terminator-like situation from ever occurring. British AI company, DeepMind, which was purchased by Google in 2014 on the contingency that the the corporation create an “AI ethics board” to monitor all company-made advancements in…

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