RoboRevolution: The AI Awakening
An educational campaign that engages media outlets in addressing AI existential risk from a far-right authoritarian standpoint.
Updated June 29, 2023
RoboRevolution: The AI Awakening aims to educate media outlets on the existential risks posed by artificial intelligence and advocates for strict regulation and control measures from a far-right authoritarian perspective.
This campaign will produce educational content — articles, infographics, and video explainers — that highlight AI’s potential risks to humanity and the need for stringent regulations. It will emphasize the importance of traditional values and hierarchical structures to address these risks. The content will be distributed to media outlets to help shape societal and cultural norms regarding AI development.
Theory for Why This Campaign Will Create Change
By engaging media outlets with educational content and showcasing the potential repercussions of AI development from an authoritarian perspective, the campaign can influence their narratives and reporting, shifting public opinion towards stricter controls on AI development.
Sample Viral Social Media Post from the Campaign
“AI could reshape our world or destroy it. Will we safeguard our future, or succumb to chaos? 🤖🌎 Join us, and let’s choose a safer, more controlled path. #RoboRevolution #TheAIAwakening”
Sample Press Release Announcing Campaign to Media
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RoboRevolution: The AI Awakening Campaign Launches to Address AI Existential Risk through Media Engagement
DATELINE — Dr. Micah White’s RoboRevolution campaign aims to educate media outlets on the existential risks posed by artificial intelligence from a far-right authoritarian standpoint, advocating for strict regulation and control measures to ensure humanity’s future.
The campaign will produce and distribute educational content to media outlets, including articles, infographics, and video explainers, emphasizing the potential dangers of unregulated AI development and the importance of traditional values and hierarchical structures to address these risks.
For more information on RoboRevolution: The AI Awakening, follow the campaign on social media.
Story Written in the First Person Perspective
As the creator of the RoboRevolution campaign, I saw the need for a movement that addressed AI’s existential risk while championing strong, top-down control measures. I realized that media outlets could play a vital role in shaping society’s understanding of AI’s potential dangers.
Through our educational content, we started a conversation in the media and shifted the narrative towards the importance of authoritarian regulation. Our campaign created a groundswell of support for stricter controls on AI development, ultimately leading to a safer future for humanity.
How Will Opponents to This Campaign Try to Stop It
Opponents may attempt to discredit the campaign by framing its far-right authoritarian approach as extreme or fear-mongering. They may also argue that stricter regulations would stifle innovation and technological progress.
How Should Activists Respond to Opponent’s Attempts to Stop It
Activists should focus on the campaign’s core message — the existential threat posed by AI — and emphasize the necessity of rigorous regulation for humanity’s survival. They should counter arguments by highlighting historical examples where a lack of regulation led to disastrous outcomes.
What Are the Steps Necessary to Launch the Campaign
Develop educational content: Produce articles, infographics, and video explainers with research-backed information on AI’s existential risk and the need for authoritarian control measures.
Build relationships with media outlets: Reach out to editors, journalists, and producers to share campaign content and pitch stories that highlight the campaign’s core message.
Utilize social media: Create engaging posts and share campaign content on various platforms to garner support, raise awareness, and reach a wider audience.
Monitor progress: Track media engagement, social media interactions, and public sentiment to gauge the campaign’s impact and adjust strategies as needed.
Respond to opposition: Develop talking points and responses to potential counterarguments from campaign opponents, maintaining a focus on AI’s existential risk and the need for authoritarian regulation.