He doesn’t mean there won’t be humans in the Oval Office in the future, but that the power behind the power will be AI. Is it true?
As Denyse O’Leary asks, “Why is it comparatively easy to develop a program to play chess, as opposed to teaching a robot to walk freely?”
What Denyse O’Leary calls “well-intentioned nonsense” will protect no one that needs protecting.
“Well, we can’t touch the third rail, so the question becomes, How can we safely get past it?”
The theme of the evening was framed by a question: “Will the Machines Take Over? Human Uniqueness in the Age of Smart Machines.”