Source: Paul Tolinar
Recently, the Google programmer in question made his conversation with a computer public to warn that consciousness could indeed be developed. Artificial Intelligence Experts Lamber RoyakkersProfessor of Ethics for Digital Society at Eindhoven University of Technology, and Egon van den Brockan associate professor of computer science at Utrecht University, is looking at how dangerous artificial intelligence can be.
Many science fiction films deal with the fearful vision that artificial intelligence and robots will wipe out humanity. But these fears also play a role in reality.
One hundred tech entrepreneurs wrote an open letter to the United Nations stating that they fear an arms race between bot killers, hackers and canned soldiers who decide for themselves when to pull the trigger. They argued that the development of these types of autonomous weapons systems – killer robots – should be halted. The letter was signed by Elon Musk, among others, but the famous physicist Stephen Hawking also had major concerns that the creation of artificial intelligence would herald the end of the human race.
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