As an undergraduate at UC San Diego, I attended a seminar taught by Stanley Miller, the famous chemist who put origin-of-life research on the map.
Meanwhile, the will to become gods — transhumanism in a nutshell — still beckons with its ancient glamour.
It isn’t a superior grasp of the technology involved that drives some to warn that AI will achieve superiority over human beings.
Why do news headlines continually suggest that AI is practically human already, and soon will become fully human?
Dreams of achieving immortality by having your consciousness uploaded, merging man and computer in the predicted 2045 “Singularity,” are just that — dreams.