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AI systems learn to behave like humans

But at times, they find their way to unexpected, unwanted and even harmful behaviour

From left, researchers Mr Christiano, Mr Amodei and Geoffrey Irving write equations on a whiteboard at OpenAI. Amid fears AI will one day harm the world, researchers are working on ways to lower the risks.

San Francisco

AT OpenAI, the artificial intelligence (AI) lab founded by Tesla's chief executive, Elon Musk, machines are teaching themselves to behave like humans. But sometimes, this goes wrong.

Sitting inside OpenAI's San Francisco offices on a recent afternoon, researcher Dario...

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