A Plausible Path to a Push-Button AI Apocalypse

Before we get into the horrors of artificially intelligent dystopias, I want to reassure you that I’m an AI optimist. I, for one, welcome our benevolent yet super-intelligent robot overlords, our wise silicon progeny solving all of the problems on behalf of our feeble left-brains, while we are freed to pursue artistic endeavors in the luxurious confines of infinitely-resourced, heaven-like intergalactic…