I didn't see Spock In that clip, or Nicolas Cage as Spock.
Who’d have ever thought we’d see the day when I can tell jihadis what to do from the comfort of my own home.
Just goes to show a lot of the smart kids are really quite stupid. That is the biggest problem in tech. A bunch of smart dumbasses. Yes that developer should be worried. Yet she is too stupid to figure that out.
We've had Photoshop for a long time, and people can spot that. It won't take long to pick up the quirks here. It sounds like all it would take is lip reading.
Science has gone through similar period where the people seeking out new discoveries felt no particular ethical obligation to ensure that their developments were made by ethical means (see the Tuskeegee experiment, the Milford experiment, etc.) or would lead to ethical ends (see Einstein's angst after the fact about the development of nuclear weapons). In the 1950s and 1960s, ethical discussions focused on the use of physics and engineering in constructing weapons. In the 1970s and 1980s, the focus was on environmental problems. By the 1990s and early 21st century, ethical discussions tended to focus on advances in biology, robotics, and nanotech.

Software used to be a pretty benign ethical area. But from Facebook to fake news, this technology is developing quickly, and its dangers are becoming more clear. The worst-case scenario of dystopian authoritarianism is on the same order as the threats posed by nuclear annihilation, environmental collapse, or gray goo. Computer technology's time in the ethics spotlight has arrived.

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