Fair question. But a lot of current AI projects use self learning, such as face/voice/music/handwriting recognition, autonomous vehicles, BW photo colorization, and walking/running/jumping legged vehicles.A computer taught itself chess? What will it teach it self next I wonder?
Here's the thing. Our universe is infinitely vast and infinitely dangerous. There are innumerable ways that humanity could go extinct, the development of an artificial "super-intelligence" being only one of them. The way I reckon things, you either believe in a benevolent Creator, or you can go ahead, bend over, and kiss your insignificant ass goodbye.We've all seen the Terminator and Matrix movies. Be afraid