If one ascribes to the theory that humans became the dominant species on Earth largely due to having the highest intellectual abilities, then what happens when artificial intelligence (AI) exceeds that of human intelligence? If technological singularity is achieved, will it be the inflection point that will ultimately lead to improvement of the human condition? Or is there reason to fear that AI will lead to a dystopian future with artificially intelligent robots and machines running amok as fictionalized by films such as The Matrix, Blade Runner, The Terminator, and 2001: A Space Odyssey, and the science-fiction television series Westworld? Here are twenty of the best quotes on artificial intelligence from notable thinkers. "It's likely that machines will be smarter than us before the end of the century--not just at chess or trivia questions but at just about everything, from mathematics and engineering to science and medicine."
May-19-2018, 15:36:53 GMT