Ideological engineering and social control: A neglected topic in AI safety research?

Will enhanced government control of populations' behaviors and ideologies become one of AI's biggest medium-term safety risks?   For example, China seems determined to gain a decisive lead in AI research research by 2030, according to the new plan released this summer by its State Council: https://www.newamerica.org/documents/1959/translation-fulltext-8.1.17.pdf One of China's... Read More