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Terminology for a macro scale "Grey Goo" Scenario

This is called an autofac (automated factory) in the famous science fiction story of the same name by Philip K Dick. In that story, robust autofacs had been built to help humans survive through a ...
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Terminology for a macro scale "Grey Goo" Scenario

This is called "The Paperclip Problem". A term for a machine that does this is a "Paperclip maximizer". It comes from this quote from philosopher Nick Bostrom: "An AI, ...
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