The King Midas problem with artificial intelligence (AI):
“We had better be quite sure that the purpose put into the machine is the purpose we really desire.” ~ Norbert Weiner (1960)
How can we harness the power of super-intelligent AI while also preventing the catastrophe of robotic takeover? As we move closer toward creating all-knowing machines, AI pioneer Stuart Russell is working on something a bit different: robots with uncertainty. Hear his vision for human-compatible AI that can solve problems using common sense, altruism and other human values.