The time for eulogies is now, but that time will pass.
Recently, there was the increasing sense that he was being exploited by the media for his brilliant reputation.
Beyond lies the unique realm of the human, no matter what addled things Stephen Hawking may say about computers “replacing” us.
Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are scared about AI and the prospect of a “Terminator” future. But the U.S. military isn’t.
“If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI that improves and replicates itself. This will be a new form of life which outperforms humans,” warns Stephen Hawking.