Monday May 11, 2015

Does Artificial Intelligence Pose A Threat?

Who cares what the experts say? Look, you and I both know that AI is just the first step in the total annihilation of the human race. Don't any of these "experts" watch movies anymore?

The combination of immense Internet-connected networks and machine-learning algorithms has yielded dramatic advances in machines’ ability to understand spoken and visual communications, capabilities that fall under the heading "narrow" artificial intelligence. Can machines capable of autonomous reasoningآ—so-called general AIآ—be far behind? And at that point, what’s to keep them from improving themselves until they have no need for humanity?