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AI researchers want to study AI the same way social scientists study humans…

“We’ve developed scientific methods to study black boxes for hundreds of years now, but these methods have primarily been applied to living beings up to this point. We can leverage many of the same tools to study the new black box AI systems.”

Machine behaviorist Stanley Milkopjes: “I would say, on the basis of having observed a thousand robots in the obedience experiment and having my own intuition shaped and informed by these experiments, that if a system of death camps were set up in the United States of the sort we had seen in Nazi Germany, one would find sufficient robot personnel for those camps in any medium-sized American AI company.” ;)

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