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approving or denying credit card transac- tions for every purchase made on the Web-but has not been visible to the average consumer' We can imagine that truly useful personalassistants for the offlce or the home would have a large positive impact on people's lives, although they might cause some economic disloca- tion in the short term. Automated assistants for driving could prevent accidents, saving tens of thousands of lives per yeaf. A technological capability at this level might also be applied to the development of autonomous weapons, which many view as undesirable' Some of the biggest societal problems we face today-such as the harnessing of genomic information for treating disease, the efficient management of energy resources, and the verification of treaties concerning nuclear weapons-are being addressed with the help of AI technologies' Finally, it seems likely that a large-scale success in Al-the creation of human-level in- telligence and beyond-would change the lives of a majority of humankind' The very nature
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