Snake Oil salesmen making big money on the dangers of AI



AI (Artificial Intelligence) is a big deal. The promise of technology has always had a salesy component. In order to obtain financing or to just advance an idea, you need to provide a big picture that has best case views of the future. In this article from Forbes, Bernard Marr gives "a run-through of some basic misconceptions and frequently peddled mistruths, which often come up when the subject is discussed." Some of the things that are overlooked could be dangerous.

Should you be scared of AI? Elon Musk is. In this Fortune Magazine online post, Mr. Musk explains how the long-term outlook is not clear when it comes to AI. He worries that big picture plans with restrictions are not in place at this time, and that AI will gradually take over without some forethought and common sense precautions.

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  1. As we progress through technology, we need to stop and realize that the myths about AI (Artificial Intelligence)are becoming facts. Now we will be able to experience AI taking over jobs. Artificial Intelligence will mainly direct towards low paid or manual workers. Soon enough, computers will become better at anything we do. We will never know what the future holds.

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  2. AI(Artificial Intelligence) is becoming a colossal deal. Not only is it becoming a huge deal, but it is starting to take over jobs. It won’t take over extreme jobs like being a doctor but it will take over jobs with lower pay. Soon we will all be couch potatoes and computers will do everything we do, but better.

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  3. AI(Artificial Intelligence) is becoming a huge deal, but it is starting to take over jobs. it is not going to take over hard jobs, but it will take over not hard jobs. This will harm humans because we are just going to sit on the couch and be a couch protectors. Soon we will have robots doing all of our work for us, and it will do it better.

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  4. In life AI (Artificial Intelligence) is a big deal. But the problem about AI, is that they are just taking over a lot of our jobs. Technology has evolved, and it's making us even lazier. But when you think about it, it's amazing but we can't let it control are lives. What would you do?

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  5. Artificial Intelligence is technology that will take over jobs around the world. If AI(Artificial Intelligence) takes over jobs people may get bored of their life and then might have suicidal thoughts.

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  6. AI (Artificial Intelligence) is becoming a huge deal. This AI thing is starting to take over jobs of many people. This is taking over people's jobs like a pediatrician and doctors.Elon Musk the creator of Tesla is afraid of this artificial intelligence. This will take out peoples jobs by kicking them out and putting them out of a job.

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  7. Technology has been advancing for years and now they're getting so advanced that their taking our jobs. They will mostly target the manual jobs. Is this a good thing because now we can focus on other things or is it bad because then less people will be making money. So what do you think?

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  8. AI has become a huge deal for the 21st century. Artificial Intelligence has taken jobs not hard jobs but soon. AI can be scary but We program these Artificial Intelligence robots. But Mr musk explains that the long term Ai is a hard outlook when it comes AI.

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  9. Artificial intel is vary important these days.Also it is making big money to.In order to obtain financing or to just advance an idea, you need to provide a big picture that has the greatest case views of the future.In this article from Forbes, Bernard Marr and some things are really dangerous of the stuff he was in it.

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  10. Artificial intelegence is vary important in this year.Also, it is making tons of money too.To advance an idea you need to provide a big picture that has best case views of the future.Previous industrial revolutions have certainly led to transformation of the employment landscape, such as the mass shift from agricultural work to factories during ninteenth century.

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  11. Even though AI is look upon as if it is a good thing some people think that it is scary. basic misconceptions, and frequently peddled mistruths, which often come up when the subject is discussed. ai is taking over jobs so people are starting to frown upon it.

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  12. AI is quickly becoming a huge phenomenon world wide, and we all can't trust it all. We as a race can't be completely perfect at creating something as complex as Artificial Intelligence.

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  13. AI (Artificial intelligence) Is becoming a very major deal. Most people think of Ai as a bad thing. Ai is taking over many jobs that we don't need workers for. Many people see this and frown upon it. Mr musk explains that the long term ai is a hard outlook.

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  14. As technology gets bigger in the new world we tend to see more artificial intelligence.We have to look at the future.Although many people are not happy about artificial intelligence. They are not happy about it because al could take so many jobs. Al is the future. Change is not always bad it can be good.

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  15. Artificial intelligence or Al is quickly uprising. Elon Musk, the creator of the Tesla is very scared of this idea. If Al gets strong enough, it might have to power to take over jobs of whole communities.

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  16. In the case of AI it is important to understand several things about AI that are not true. One big misconception is that AI will take over all human jobs, another is that only low skill jobs will be replaced which can already be seen as incorrect in some fields, and that AI will surpass all humans in every way.

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  17. Artificial Intelligence is becoming more of a big deal and more people are taking it in a bad way. With AI, less people will be needed for jobs like doctors. Soon with the progression of AI, people might not be needed at all.

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  18. Very few subjects in Science/Technology are stirring up as much excitement as artificial intelligence. AI is here for good and the industry is so large that it is replacing everything. AI is mainly directed towards low end minimum wage jobs to do the work we don't want to do.For those who worry, it will not enslave humans and rule the world.

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  19. Arificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more advanced, and through this advancement, comes the high possibility of AI taking over lower paying jobs. Without any logistical precautions being taken, this future is a few steps away. With the dominance of AI overlower paying jobs, a higher education will be needed in order to support yourself. The harder the job you have the smaller chances you have of it being takn in the case of the AI

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  20. Despite artificial intelligence being revolutionary some people are worried about it. Even its developers are worried that it will gradually take over without restrictions. So, they are trying to give people a bigger picture view, so dangerous aspects to it won't be overlooked.

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  21. Isn’t Artificial Intelligence great? Well, some don’t think of it like that. Automating certain things gives AI’s a lot of power over us and Elon Musk believes they will slowly take over. Why does he believe this? Well, he told Forbes that restrictions aren’t in place and they could take over. Not only that but, AI is taking over jobs.

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  22. Artificial intelligence is becoming revolutionary. It can be a good thing or a bad thing. Some people are worried that it might take over. So do think that this will be a good thing for us, or a bad thing.

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  23. There is conspiracy that AI will take control of many jobs, leaving many people jobless. There is even speculation that AI will surpass humans in general. The real question being if AI will be our salvation, or our destruction.

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