David Hanson, the founder of Hanson Robotics, talks with his company's flagship robot Sophia powered by artificial intelligence in Hong Kong. Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that can help solve mankind’s most challenging problems. Photo: AP

As AI takes us back to a future of mystery, don’t blame ‘the machines’ for stock market volatility

Niall Ferguson says that as machines become too sophisticated for human minds to fully comprehend, we could be returning to an age of mystification in which algorithms are the enigmatic forces we blame for unusual developments

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David Hanson, the founder of Hanson Robotics, talks with his company's flagship robot Sophia powered by artificial intelligence in Hong Kong. Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that can help solve mankind’s most challenging problems. Photo: AP
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