(by Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge) – Unfortunately, this isn’t a joke. China’s Communist-controlled government has reportedly developed an artificial intelligence program that can automatically prosecute crimes committed in the People’s Republic, according to a report in the state-friendly South China Morning Post, an English-language, Hong Kong-based newspaper. The machine can reliably identify eight common crimes such as fraud, gambling, dangerous driving and “picking quarrels”, according to researchers cited by the paper. The AI “prosecutor” can file a charge with more than 97% accuracy based on a verbal description of the case alone. To be sure, that’s not exactly a testament […]

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