I was reading this question and the answers make it clear that using humans as a power source is unreasonable. We know the original premise was that humans were used by the AI as processors, but how reasonable would that be? Surely silicon would be better? Surely keeping a human alive to use it's processing power is still hugely inefficient? Wouldn't the same issues with using us as batteries still apply to processing power, even if it was to a lesser extent?
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