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Readers beware: Halloween comes early this year. This is a scary column.

It is impossible to overestimate the importance of artificial intelligence. It’s “world altering,” concluded the U.S. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence last year, since it is an enabling technology akin to Thomas Edison’s description of electricity: “a field of fields … it holds the secrets which will reorganize the life of the world.”

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