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AI Arms Race

Artificial intelligence is now an arms race. What if the bad guys win? Like others here have noted, the problem has been around a long time, and I for one have been thinking about it for over 40 years. The … Continue reading

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Can computers keep getting faster?

November 8 – 15 ’17 ~ Computers Can computers keep getting faster? Short answer – yes, and long answer a lot more complicated. There are limits imposed on particular technologies, by things like the speed of light, and switching speeds … Continue reading

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Errors and Risk

A tool to debug “black box” deep-learning neural networks Researchers at Columbia and Lehigh universities have developed a method for error-checking the reasoning of the thousands or millions of neurons in unsupervised (self-taught) deep-learning neural networks, such as those used … Continue reading

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Max Tegmark’s Book – Life 3.0 – bought it this morning – Updated 21 Sept 2017

Will AI enable the third stage of life? In his new book Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, MIT physicist and AI researcher Max Tegmark explores the future of technology, life, and intelligence. … In summary, … Continue reading

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London Futurists – how do we create our future

Future Consciousness: The Path to Purposeful Evolution How do we create a good future? Hi Tom You ask “How do we create a good future?” To me, that is the most profound question possible, and one I have been consciously … Continue reading

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AI

Life 3.0 Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence MIT physicist Tegmark (Our Mathematical Universe) surveys advances in artificial intelligence AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) and “smart machines” built using very powerful yet entirely deterministic algorithms, are two very different … Continue reading

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Automation in the information age

Posthuman Network – Automation post Video – The rise of the machines Automation in the Information Age is different. True enough, but not deep enough. The problem isn’t automation, it is how we measure value. The use of markets made … Continue reading

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