AI: Scary for the Right Reasons

Just as brokers are claiming Artificial Intelligence is as important for the future as the discovery of electricity has been for the 19th and 20th centuries, philosophers, physicists and tech leaders are warning us to consider the implications. This is a REBLOG from Medium's Hackernoon thread. By Vinod Khosla Medium: Hackernoon Artificial intelligence, AI, has…Read more AI: Scary for the Right Reasons

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You are already Living in a Computer

Futurists predict a rapture of machines, but reality beat them to it by turning computing into a way of life. Suddenly, everything is a computer. Phones, of course, and televisions. Also toasters and door locks, baby monitors and juicers, doorbells and gas grills. Even faucets. Even garden hoses. Even fidget spinners. Supposedly “smart” gadgets are…Read more You are already Living in a Computer

Nuts & Bolts

Fed up with your body? Forget about changing, just trade it in. Upgrade to a better model with guaranteed durability. Feeling stupid? Upload your mind to a machine and avail of our special AI introductory offer. These could be the commercials of the not so distant future but there will be planned obsolescence, faulty fixtures…Read more Nuts & Bolts

Elon Musk: AI ‘vastly more risky than North Korea’

Tesla head warns of dangers of AI and pushes for regulation as OpenAI he backed beats best human players in online DotA 2 championship. Elon Musk has warned again about the dangers of artificial intelligence, saying that it poses “vastly more risk” than the apparent nuclear capabilities of North Korea does. read more