“The rise of powerful AI will be either the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity. We do not yet know which.” – Stephen Hawking
Yes, indeed. And whether it is best or worse will ultimately be decided by the goals we choose for using AI. This aspect has an ethical and a practical and strategic connotation as well. So the first choice we need to make is, whether we use AI for rightful outcomes or for something grey that can be harmful to humanity. From here on, we move to other parts of this question. And the answer would depend on who is asking that question. Who is the stakeholder here?