“Hey Google, make the world sustainable.”
Google Home 4.0: ‘Roger. I’ll destroy mankind at once!’ ;)
Artificial intelligence will do what we ask. That’s a problem.
‘By teaching machines to understand our true desires, one hopes to avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of having them do what we command. (…) Humans aren’t even remotely rational, because it’s not computationally feasible to be: We can’t possibly calculate which action at any given moment will lead to the best outcome trillions of actions later in our long-term future; neither can an AI.’