When warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence, many doomsayers cite philosopher Nick Bostrom’s paperclip maximizer thought experiment. Imagine an artificial intelligence, he says, which decides to amass as
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Ferruccio Lamborghini’s Riva is still one of the coolest boats ever built, I mean, c’mon.
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Sometimes getting a project done right is as simple as asking the right questions.
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