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The 2004 film "I, Robot" is based on Isaac Asimov's short story collection of the same name. Robots abide by three rules, the first being robots do not harm humans. Even though artificial intelligence that surpasses human intelligence is many years away, experts say we need to start thinking about keeping A.I. in check. (Twentieth Century Fox)
The 2004 film "I, Robot" is based on Isaac Asimov's short story collection of the same name. Robots abide by three rules, the first being robots do not harm humans. Even though artificial intelligence that surpasses human intelligence is many years away, experts say we need to start thinking about keeping A.I. in check. (Twentieth Century Fox)
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Engineers are likely decades away from creating an artificial intelligence that can match human intelligence, much less surpass it.

But experts say we should start preparing now to keep A.I. in check.

From our tech partner IEEE Spectrum, Eliza Strickland explains the risk.

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This segment aired on October 7, 2014.

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