The emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI) risks provoking a public backlash as it increasingly falls into private hands, threatens people’s jobs, and operates without effective oversight or regulatory control, leading experts in the technology warn.One commentator in the above-linked story suggests that it is imperative that the benefits of AI should somehow be made "fair."
At the start of a new Guardian series on AI, experts in the field highlight the huge potential for the technology. ...
“We are clearly in brand new territory. AI allows us to leverage our intellectual power, so we try to do more ambitious things,” he said. “And that means we can have more wide-ranging disasters.”
Does anyone else feel that "f-bomb" should no longer refer with tut-tut dismay to the word "fuck," but instead be reserved for the duck-and-cover moniker "fair?" The use of the word "fair" reminds me of the word "free" and its associated caveat: "If someone tells you something is 'for free,' grab your wallet."