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By its very nature, a superintelligence could perform tasks we can't even imagine. If properly aligned, we could ask it to cure cancer, lower the crime rate in the world to zero, or end world hunger. A superintelligence would be able to innovate beyond our current understanding. It could even be given a task to do something as general as keeping humans safe. That superintelligence would try and find threats to us and handle them appropriately. As a last resort, if the superintelligence feels outmatched, it could develop an even more powerful superintelligence to help.

All these things would be possible and more. However, we would likely want to ensure the superintelligence is interpretable; otherwise, we could never truly trust the system is aligned with our interests.