Posted by on July, 31 2017 in Psychology and the design of everyday things

People looking to the future often worry about artificial intelligence becoming too intelligent for humanity’s good. But for now, today's artificial intelligence can be dangerously dumb. When complacent humans become over-reliant on dumb AI, people can die. The lethal track record goes from the Tesla Autopilot crash last year, to the Air France 447 disaster that killed 228 people in 2009, to the Patriot missiles that shot down friendly planes in 2003. Read the article here: