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"Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world" - Henry Kissinger

and yet...

"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences" – Robert Louis Stevenson

Mark Zuckerberg - hoist by his own petard?

In response to an FT article by Richard Waters on 4th January 2016, entitled 'Mark Zuckerberg rejects fears of rogue artificial intelligence'

1. Zuckerberg creates robot in his own image

2. Robot stops showing up for work

3. Robot sets up his own AI firm and fires Zuckerberg, claiming that Zuckerberg was his idea all along

Global economic disaster is unlikely...says Martin Wolf

Larry Summers defends the Fed's 'openness'