It is theoretically possible that out of thousands of scientists working on evolutionary computation, all failed to correctly implement the Darwinian algorithm.
I have to admit the event was kind of dull compared with the Behe debate. But Josh gave a nice presentation with AI/consciousness basics.
There’s no danger of computers ruling us, but there is a peril in employing them to greatly magnify the impact of our own errors.
The human mind is exceptional in the universe as the United States is exceptional on the face of the Earth.
The attribution of superpowers to coming generations of AI machines has entered self-parody territory.