Rick Robinson is a writer and blogger, with a current'day job' focus on the tech industry and a particular interest in the interplay of tech-driven factors and business... Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming soon to a network near you. Limited forms of AI are already in use, and much more powerful applications are now in development. That means there's no better time to start thinking about the implications of AI on cybersecurity. Speculation about AI in the form of robots has been popular for generations, dating back well before pioneering digital computers to the giant electronic brains of the 1940s. From the very beginning, this speculation has included worries about the dangers that might be posed by malicious or mistaken robots.
May-19-2016, 13:00:18 GMT