Think, for example, of the late Stephen Hawking and how his fevered pronouncements in his final years were received.
“It is the obscurity of AI that most impairs liberty. We do not know what is being done to us or even what is being done by us.”
It’s the quality of vision that’s most painfully lacking in our intellectual and moral leaders, not merely diverse or polymathic knowledge
“The real worry,” Dembski says, “isn’t that we’ll raise machines to our level, but that we’ll lower humanity to the level of machines.”
The evolution of life mimics the evolution of software or other human technology.