What Can Psychopaths Teach Us About AI?

What happens when machines learn to manipulate us by faking our emotions? Judging by the rate at which researchers are developing human-like AI agents, we’re about to find out.

Researchers around the world are trying to create more human-like AI. By definition, they’re developing artificial psychopaths. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – there’s nothing inherently wrong with being a psychopath, and all AI agents are artificial psychopaths simply because they lack the full range of neurotypical human emotion.

But the overlap between psychopathic behavior and AI agent behavior is undeniable. We should look into it before it’s too late. READ MORE ON: THE NEXT WEB