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of our work and play would te alterJO;/as would our view of intelligence' consciousness' and the future destiny of the human race. AI systems at this level of capability could threaten hu- man autonomy, freedom, and evgri survival. For these reasons' we cannot divorce AI research from its ethical consequences (seeSection26'3)' -****-*,,-*
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r052 Chapter 27. AI: The Present and Future Which way will the future go? Science fiction authors seem to favor dystopian futures over utopian ones, probably because they make for more interesting plots. But so far, AI seems to fit in with other revolutionary technologies (printing, plumbing, air travel, telephony) whose negative repercussions are outweighed by their positive aspects. In conclusion, we seethat AI has made great progrcss in its short history but the final sentence of Alan Turing's (1950) essay on Computing Machinery and Intelligence is stilT valid today: We can see only a short distance ahead, but we can see that much remains to be done. A.1 ANALYSIS OF ALGOBITH
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