The Rogue AI, which becomes super intelligent, and then hijacks the worlds computing resources for an intelligence explosion is a common cliché, from N. Bostrom’s ‘Superintelligence‘, D. Wilson’s ‘Robopocalypse‘, to D. Sharp’s ‘Hel’s Bet‘, but is it viable?
In a perfect world, where personal computer security wasn’t considered a threat to national security, the answer would be a firm no. (article is 4k words, a 20 minute read).
This is a sequel to The Life Engineered, and quite possibly the only science fiction novel featuring a society of robots slated for production. Here is the first chapter free:
Chapter 1 : SABRINA
Heaven is purpose fulfilled.
I know this because that’s my reality. It’s my life. I open my eyes and look around. Billowing clouds surround me as I float amongst them. Golden yellow pillows of gas cover the sky above, occasionally breached by pillars of solid sunlight. Hundreds of kilometers below my feet, I see massive, dark red thunderheads, roiling and twisting at the mercy of monstrous winds.
A robot speaks about why he’s better than humans. About 600 words or a 3 minute read.
Here is a recent free anthology of stories set in 2037 with characters from 2017. Some of the stories feature AI and robots:
I rate it 5 of 5. A documentary of our possibly robotic futures. About an hour long to watch.