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Intellectual Debt: With Great Power Comes Great Ignorance

BKC’s Jonathan Zittrain explains what technical debt can teach us about the dangers of AI working too well:

“Machine learning at its best gives us answers as succinct and impenetrable as those of a Magic 8-Ball — except they appear to be consistently right. When we accept those answers without independently trying to ascertain the theories that might animate them, we accrue intellectual debt.”

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