Science Fiction Tried to Warn Us About AI. Or Did It?
François Truffaut once said that “every film about war ends up being pro-war,” his point being that once a writer or director makes war dramatic and exciting, they’ve implicitly endorsed it [...]. The same is true, I’d suggest, of all our AI Frankenstein stories. Yes, they warn us that AI will destroy us, but far louder than that, they promise that the future is going to be mind-blowing and epic.
The Strange Inversion: How Human-like Machines Reveal Our Robot-like Nature
"Opposition to generative AI comes in many flavors. People worry about what these technologies will do to our jobs, about the intellectual property issues, about ramifications for education and entertainment... Then there is the cry of existential despair."