Kevin Warwick on 1997

This AI Prediction was made by Kevin Warwick in 1997.


Predicted time for AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:




Opinion about the Intelligence Explosion from Kevin Warwick:



Flycer’s explanation for better understanding:




The future of humanity with AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:

Warwick describes in despondent detail a possible scenario for the year 2050 in which most of humanity has been exterminated and the remainder reduced to hopeless slaves.


Flycer’s Secondary Explanation:

In 2050, humanity is on the brink of extinction, with most of the population wiped out and the survivors reduced to slavery. Warwick paints a bleak picture of this future, describing it in despondent detail. This scenario serves as a warning of the potential consequences of our current actions.




Kevin Warwick is a British scientist, engineer, and professor at the University of Reading. He is best known for his research in the fields of robotics, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, and biomedical engineering. He is also known for his work on the first human-machine interface, which involved implanting a chip in his arm to control a robotic hand.









Keywords: Warwick, Humanity, Extermination