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6) “Rising machine intelligence is a double-edged sword”, Elucidate.(250 words)

Topic:  Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

6) “Rising machine intelligence is a double-edged sword”, Elucidate.(250 words)


Why this question:

The question is straightforward, the article analyses the pros and cons of AI in detail.

Key demand of the question:

Discussion should focus mainly in evaluating the Technology of artificial intelligence.


ElucidateGive a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:


Begin with brief introduction on what you understand by AI.


Explain that There has been a growing chorus of alarm about the existential threat of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Eminent personalities such as Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak and Elon Musk have come out in public to state that if we continue to blindly develop machine intelligence, we will inevitably get to a point where machine intelligence will exceed that of humans.

Argue both the sides – for and against and form a fair and balanced opnion suggesting a way forward.


Conclude by reasserting the need to moderate the use of such technologies and need for exercising care to experiment with.