The REAL Dangers of the Chatbot Takeover


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Just ask our friends over at The New York Times:

"A Conversation With Bing's Chatbot Left Me Deeply Unsettled"

Or consult the experts over at digitaltrends:

"'I want to be human.' My intense, unnerving chat with Microsoft's AI chatbot"

Or listen to those wackadoodles over at NewWorldNextWeek discussing the latest chatbot scare story:

"Microsoft's Bing AI Chatbot Starts Threatening People"

"OK, OK, we get it, James! The new generation of chatbots that have been unleashed upon the world are weird, creepy and strangely aggressive. So we're all going to die in a fiery robotic catastrophe, right?"

Maybe not. But before you breathe a sigh of relief and go back to whatever it is you're doing, let me assure you that this chatbot takeover really is bad news, but probably not for the reasons you think.