Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and many other lesser luminaries have warned of the existential threat posed by artificial intelligence. And I have come to agree: Mark Zuckerberg may represent humanity’s end. Without a composite analysis of its electro-mechanical interfaces and root molecular structure, it’s impossible to ascertain whether the entity presenting itself as “Mark Zuckerberg” is actually artificial or entirely alien in origin. Similar to the most advanced Disney animatronics, it is able to substantially replicate organic movements, gestures, and expressions. Though only well enough to cause creeping horror in those close enough to discern the imperfections. It’s the almostness of its mimicry that is so disconcerting. A clunky, metallic robot is an item of intrigue and amusement; one that can practically pass for human is a thing of nightmares.
Hi everyone, I’m Mark!
(why are the units fidgeting apprehensively?)
And though it is beyond my biology-limited cognition, I couldn’t…
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