I am not talking about dump AI's, that serves one specific purpose well. I mean Machine Intelligence, which is self aware and creative
@tinfoil_hat Your "dumb AIs", being (as it were) already in being, are much more of a risk: they're already here, and they're not far at all from being able to Paperclip Maximise.
Self-awareness is a hard problem. Turning the entire universe into tessellating smiley faces <https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/happy-3> is much easier – in terms of building an AI capable of doing so, that is.
I have it on good authority that some of the most prominent AI organisations at the moment are cowboys. We're in danger.
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