Imagine, for a moment, that the question of war and peace between the United States and North Korea didn’t rest on the erratic personalities of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, but on advanced artificial intelligence programs run by dueling supercomputers in Washington and Pyongyang, which game out scenarios and calculate optimized outcomes.
Would you feel better, or worse?
Wars have traditionally been declared — and fought — by humans. Now a rising chorus is warning that AI is set to radically remake global conflict, and even potentially how and when governments use force.
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