Ali Minai reckons we’ll be slaves of the machines long before they become our masters.
Long before there is a danger of machines becoming gods, they will become essential to our lives. We already see that with non-intelligent machines: It is almost impossible to live in the world today without access to motorized transportation or instant communication. …
We will help our machines get smarter because we will need them more and more as our servants. Long before they become their own masters, we will already be their slaves.