Between science fiction, pop culture, and reality, there are many reasons to fear artificial intelligence. Some embrace it wholeheartedly and cannot wait to to bow to our robot overlords. Others think it’s going to be the end of human existence. Most rest somewhere in the middle with curious skepticism but no real fear.
This infographic breaks down many of the fears we’ve seen come to pass in real life while also pointing to science fiction and pop culture as sources for our fears. Rationally, should we be concerned. That’s up to you.