The Daily Mail lead with a headline the other day that “AI could wipe out humanity” (cue far too many obvious jokes at the Mail’s expense). It’s long been the stuff of Science Fiction. Some of us grew up on films and stories about robots taking over the world. Things that looked impossible only a… Continue reading No AI won’t wipe out humanity -but that doesn’t mean there isn’t an ethical issue
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What if the nuclear missiles were to hit in 20 minutes?
Someone asked this question on Twitter the other day. Fortunately, before everyone panicked, it became clear that the question was intended as hypothetical. But what would you do if the warning message went out that you had twenty minutes before the missiles began to hit? In that context, if you live in an urban area… Continue reading What if the nuclear missiles were to hit in 20 minutes?
The end of a world
I recently wrote about whether the book of Revelation and other apocalyptic literature (Daniel, Matthew 24) etc predict current events that we are seeing now. I guess my answer was “yes and no.” No, in the sense most people understand the prophecy to be working. We are not meant to find chapters in the Bible… Continue reading The end of a world