AI Panic = AI Hype

Tech Bro warnings feel more like a coordinated money grab

Douglas Rushkoff

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Photo by Robert Zunikoff on Unsplash

Sorry, but I’m just not buying it. The same guys who can’t even successfully stream a presidential campaign launch are really going to spawn an AI capable of taking over humanity? Not likely. There’s a combination of hype, ill-will, marketing, and paranoia fueling the current AI spin cycle that all but camouflage any real crimes…

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Douglas Rushkoff

Author of Survival of the Richest, Team Human, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast http://teamhuman.fm