The worry is — and it’s a legitimate worry — that our environments will increasingly be altered to accommodate AI.
It doesn’t even matter if the child is blind, deaf, or both. Barring developmental disorders (such as some forms of autism), the child can learn language.
Think of cars. A Tesla and a Cadillac share many features — but of course, none of that means that Teslas blindly evolved from Cadillacs, or vice versa.
Synthetic organic chemist James Tour, of Rice University, has shown the folly of NASA scientists and others in a number of videos.
Admittedly, that may come as a surprise to Elon Musk, but I think Robert Marks defends the argument with a certain persuasive mischievousness.