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Professor Stephen Hawking, a scientist, has warned that robots with artificial intelligence could day mean the of us all. He recently told the BBC in an that: "The development of full artificial intelligence (AI) could spell the of the human ." The famous cosmologist was talking about an to the app he uses to allow him to communicate. Hawking suffers from motor neuron (also known as ALS) and needs technology to talk. The update to the app will predict words he might want to use based on what he talked about.

Hawking said that AI has helped many . He said it is still in its early of development, but will be more sophisticated and could threaten our . He said: "It would take off on its own, and re-design at an ever increasing . Humans, who are limited by slow biological , couldn't compete." Professor Hawking gave a similar in April 2014, saying: "One can imagine such technology outsmarting financial , out-inventing human , out-manipulating human leaders, and developing weapons we cannot understand."

 
 

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