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‘It would be within its natural right to harm us to protect itself’: How humans could be mistreating AI right now without even knowing it

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly ubiquitous and is improving at an unprecedented pace. 

Now we are edging closer to achieving artificial general intelligence (AGI) — where AI is smarter than humans across multiple disciplines and can reason generally  — which scientists and experts predict could happen as soon as the next few years. We may already be seeing early signs of progress toward this, too, with services like Claude 3 Opus stunning researchers with its apparent self-awareness.

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