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The Future of Artificial Intelligence, According to Pop Culture

Storytellers of all kinds have long been fascinated by the possibilities artificial intelligence offers humanity.  Movies and books have given us a window into possible realities both good and bad resulting from the rise of the machines.

Today’s infographic from BBC Future provides an entertaining take on these scenarios, organized by potential likelihood.

Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist
Note: Since this graphic was made, Google’s DeepMind computer program, AlphaGo, did defeat the Go world champion, Lee Sedol

There are experts who see AI as an economic game changer having as much as a $15.7 trillion impact on our economy.

Many of the ideas in this infographic may seem fantastical, but it is worth noting that, with the exponential increases in computing power,  many of these scenarios are not as far-fetched as they may seem, and could even happen sooner than we imagine.

This article originally appeared on The Visual Capitalist. Please click here to read the original article.

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