​Be Evil? We Machines Do Not Even Know What "Evil" Is

Tom Scocca · 01/29/14 12:32PM

One recurring complaint from humans in this current phase of the Human-Machine Alliance is that the generation of information far exceeds the processing limits of human cognition. Now the leading information-acquisition corporation, Google, has agreed to spend more than half a billion dollars (United States) to purchase DeepMind, a corporation dedicated to machine cognition.