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Research Article

WHY WE NEED FRIENDLY AI

Luke Muehlhauser and Nick Bostrom

Abstract

Humans will not always be the most intelligent agents on Earth, the ones steering the future. What will happen to us when we no longer play that role, and how can we prepare for this transition?

Luke Muehlhauser is Executive Director of the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. luke@intelligence.org

Nick Bostrom is Director of the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford.