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End Times

A.I. Is the Cause Of — And Solution To — the End of the World

The development of artificial general intelligence offers tremendous benefits and terrible risks

Illustration: Jon Han

Asteroids, supervolcanoes, nuclear war, climate change, engineered viruses, artificial intelligence, and even aliens — the end may be closer than you think




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Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

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