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Oculus Rift’s John Carmack is stepping down from his role as CTO of the VR company to try something new: artificial general intelligence, which he says is “possible, enormously valuable, and...I have a non-negligible chance of making a difference there.”

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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Given the potential implications of successfully developing a general AI... I’m just saying it won’t be the first doom he’s produced, you know?