Netflix CEO Hastings: In Twenty, Fifty Years, ‘We May Be Entertaining A.I.’

Found on Barron's on Monday, 27 February 2017
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“I just can’t emphasize enough how much it’s just beginning,” he repeated. But, pressed Stock, what about ten years out or twenty years out? Hastings said at that point there will be “some serious virtual reality” to contend with.

“Over twenty to fifty years, you get into some serious debate over humans,” mused Hastings. “I don’t know if you can really talk about entertaining at that point. I’m not sure if in twenty to fifty years we are going to be entertaining you, or entertaining A.I.s.”

We all remember what happened with the ants that were entertaining us when we were little kids.