Category Archives: Technology

Quora – Could we survive without the Internet and smartphones forever?

Quora – Could we survive without the Internet and smartphones forever? Generally speaking – no. There are too many classes of threat that most have never considered that require degrees of collaboration and cooperation that are only possible with the … Continue reading

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Quora – Do robots/AI deserve ‘human’ rights? If so, at what point could that happen, and what would be the deciding factors?

Quora – Do robots/AI deserve ‘human’ rights? If so, at what point could that happen, and what would be the deciding factors? As many others have written, as soon as a non-biological intelligence can make a case for its own … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we grow and evolve as a society when technology keeps tearing us apart?

Quora – How do we grow and evolve as a society when technology keeps tearing us apart? The fault is not technology, any technology can be put to good or ill purpose. It is always what we do with technology … Continue reading

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Quora – On the big debate about technology replacing humans or creating new jobs, is there a research study talking about the numbers of this phenomenon?

Quora – On the big debate about technology replacing humans or creating new jobs, is there a research study talking about the numbers of this phenomenon? Yes – lots of research, and all based upon assumptions based in past observations. … Continue reading

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Quora – What should I do? I’m so scared of artificial intelligence and other external fears.

Quora – What should I do? I’m so scared of artificial intelligence and other external fears. Start looking seriously at the incentives in the systems around you. News media want to capture our attention, so they use our default mechanisms … Continue reading

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Quora – If we ever achieve AGI, how likely is it that it will stem from machine learning algorithms specifically? Are other branches of AI more likely to achieve AGI or will AGI likely be a combination of several different branches?

Quora – If we ever achieve AGI, how likely is it that it will stem from machine learning algorithms specifically? Are other branches of AI more likely to achieve AGI or will AGI likely be a combination of several different … Continue reading

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Quora – Under which circumstances would you believe a person claiming that the driving force for his work is the desire to benefit humanity?

Quora – Under which circumstances would you believe a person claiming that the driving force for his work is the desire to benefit humanity? Anyone who understands the systemic underpinnings of evolution will be aware that all new levels of … Continue reading

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