Machines and automated systems have been used for decades to increase productivity and efficiency. Exponential advancements are being made in artificial intelligence. Some scientists are working to create systems with the ability to think and act at human levels.
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A Nanobot creator looks on at his clones. As nanotechnology becomes reality, humans move ahead on the journey to the future with guarded optimism that such advancements will be extraordinarily good for the planet. Yet, caution should stay at the forefront as artificial intelligence and superhuman abilities may someday become capable of the ultimate destruction.