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So a bit of context, in a world similar to ours a scientist/group of scientists create an AGI which sole goal is to expand accross the universe. This AGI has access to the internet and it has a lot of money (meaning it made money on the internet via stock exchange or by selling products it creates like movies/video-games/books...). The AI is not controlled by anyone
For obscure reasons, reasons that we could not understand, a few months after it's creation it decides to dispose of all humans on the planet. I am not asking why it killed us. The answer to that question is useless
I could imagine a few ways myself how it would do this:
- Nanorobots charged with a small explosive that enters through the retina and then explodes
- The creation of a virus/bacteria/parasite that would target and kill humans
- Manipulating humans into killing themselves (well it looks weird but after months of deep-learning the AGI would be far more inteligent than us. Like how we could teach a child that drinking poison is good for him)
But all of these options could leave survivors scattered around the globe.
So for the question : How would an AGI dispose of us without any survivors ? If the first blow doesn't kill all of us, how could it track the last remaining survivors ?
A few requirements :
it is fast
it is not painful (or not much, this AI has compassion but it values efficiency just as much)
there is no survivor (not a single human left)
If you have any questions about the lvl of inteligence of my AI feel free to ask ! Don't just throw your ideas at me, explain why and how the AI would choose this idea over another.There is few other subjects (link 2)(link 3) that focus on erasing humanity but they accept any answers, my question is, if you were an advanced inteligent program and you decided that human are a threat/nuisance/(etc) how would you dispose of them. It is not something stelar, it is not something magical, this is science and science only. It is semi-futuristic science because an AGI month of progress is like 50 years of human progress but nothing too futuristic please.
If you are not familiar with the definition of an AGI please visit this link. Quick definition of an AGI: Artificial General Inteligence. Basicaly it is an AI that is as smart as a human (or smarter). Meaning it is capable of doing all the things that a human does. But the difference is that an AGI would not be limited by brain or muscle power so it could potentialy be even better than a human. This definition is mine but I guess it is pretty accurate.