Stephen Hawking: Artificial Intelligence Could Spell End For Mankind

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•18 May 6, 2014

In a column inspired by the sci-fi film Transcendence, physicist Stephen Hawking wrote that it would be a huge mistake to dismiss the threat of artificial intelligence, cautioning that the rise of A.I. could be the “biggest event in human history” and possibly the last. What do you think?

  • “Oh, so suddenly Stephen Hawking is some big expert.”

    Colton Brewer –
    Shipping Manager

  • “Fifty bucks says global warming kills us first.”

    Gail Wilczek –
    Unemployed

  • “So did he think Transcendence was good, or what?”

    Aiden Russell –
    Sandwich Artist