This Civilization V mod is a product of the University of Cambridge

The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, an academic research think-tank in the University of Cambridge, has published a Superintelligence mod for Civilization V.

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Is this a joke about how bad the AI in the game is?

Durandal was pretty touching, in spite of not being benevolent per se. Well, it was, before it survived the end of the universe and devolved into that annoying Cortana.

No movie, yet, but the Minds in Banks’ Culture are pretty tenderhearted.