Mention smart robots or artificial intelligence and what comes to mind? HAL? Skynet? The Terminator’s T-800 robot? Or maybe Roy from Blade Runner?
More often than not, it’s a dark vision. A vision not exclusive to science fiction writers. Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have all expressed their concerns publicly.
But what if there’s another future? A much brighter one. One that’s equally likely, perhaps more so.