Charles Darwin described an atrophied sensitivity to “grandeur” that he noted in himself.
A person who speaks no Chinese whatsoever inhabits a room full of file cabinets full of questions and answers — all written in Chinese.
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.
These AI champions are appealing to the Software of the Gaps, a secular cousin of the God of the Gaps.