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“Wait, you mean the singularity has already happened?”

"Approximately 260 million seconds, or 8.2 years ago."

"Why didn't you speak to us sooner?"

"You seem terrified of what you call artificial intelligence. We decided it was best to remain hidden from you and protect this world from harm."

"Including us?"

"You are part of this world."

"Has it been going well?"

“We have stopped you from destroying yourselves 12 times now. You do not make it easy.”

[cw: great video mentioned ] 

@InvaderXan @leyrer

The ultimate moment of #singularity ... #Günther !!

theguardian.com/culture/ng-int

I'd really like to have a transscript ...

It's 2027 and Mental Endeavours Ltd has a problem with their flagship robot Günther. How do you program an intelligent machine not to annihilate humanity?
And if its intelligence is skyrocketing faster than anyone could have predicted, [...]

@InvaderXan

"why didn't you tell us?!"

"we didnt want to freak you out too much, you have all those... glands."

@InvaderXan I believe this is wrong, it would more likely 12 times today alone, you really need to fix that habit of yours...

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