28 Jan '15, 9pm

Bill Gates takes on AI, Bitcoin in Reddit chat

Bill Gates takes on AI, Bitcoin in Reddit chat

Bill Gates, in the latest stop on his January media campaign of sorts, took to Reddit to answer some of your burning questions. Among the topics the Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist addressed: Microsoft’s recently unveiled HoloLens is “pretty amazing,” but it will take a few years of software development for it to reach its full potential. While digital currencies could be used to help the developing world get better access to banking, the anonymity of services like Bitcoin presents some problems. The development of supercharged artificial intelligence could be worrying… On the last point, Gates had this to say. I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence. First the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent. That should be positive if we manage it well. A few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a...

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