There are some definite “Stop the world, I want to get off” moments in the new Great Minds with Michael Medved podcast from Discovery Institute.
I sometimes wonder if hype about artificial intelligence, the wonderful or terrible things it will do for or to us, functions as a deliberate distraction.
The scary thing about AI and related advances in technology is not what it will to do us — like put us all out of work — but what we’ll do with it to ourselves and each other.
Henry Kissinger has sounded an alarm over AI, and raises questions about machine ethics and the possibility that humans may learn we’re not so special after all.
AI is about statistical processing, not budding consciousness.