Will AI Take Over The world? πŸ€–πŸ€–

Many of us interact every day with Siri, Apple’s voice-activated digital personal assistant.

Siri can find information, gives us directions, send messages, play music, one example of how AI is becoming a bigger part of everyday life. Chances are it’s on all your devices, can mimic areas of human behaviour and could soon learn about our feelings and emotions.

The key word there is mimic. The machines are getting smarter, but experts are divided as to when we’ll move from basic AI to the scarey stuff of science fiction, if at all. But there are real, and relatively immediate threats.

Almost 50% of American jobs are under threat over the next 15 years, and health care will probably get more expensive as AI increasingly gets involved in keeping people alive. But besides the benefits, what are the risks? Find out more below, and don’t forget to share. {Al Jazeera}

Presenter: Peter Dobbie