In the words of Robert Rosen we have to “drastically reconsider what is meant by “genetic information.’”
As with early AI, the claims are inflated, unsupported, and the solutions do not scale to real world problems. Perhaps an EA “winter” is long overdue.
Note the artfully deployed passive voice. One-way traffic “was finally counteracted by the launch of the first artificial satellites.” Who counteracted it?
There’s no danger of computers ruling us, but there is a peril in employing them to greatly magnify the impact of our own errors.
The attribution of superpowers to coming generations of AI machines has entered self-parody territory.