Good news: A.I. Is getting cheaper. That’s also bad news.

Source: Cade Metz, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)

A Silicon Valley start-up recently unveiled a drone that can set a course entirely on its own. A handy smartphone app allows the user to tell the airborne drone to follow someone. Once the drone starts tracking, its subject will find it remarkably hard to shake.

A group of artificial intelligence researchers and policymakers from prominent labs and think tanks in the United States and Britain released a report that described how rapidly evolving and increasingly affordable A.I. technologies could be used for malicious purposes. They proposed preventive measures including being careful with how research is shared: Don’t spread it widely until you have a good understanding of its risks.

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