Dangers of Artificial Intelligence - 3 Great Thinkers

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field of study which tries create machines that are capable of intelligent behavior. Source. It is not about robots and androids. AI is used almost everywhere from social networking to voice recognition without us even knowing.

Have you ever wondered how Facebook or Google or Amazon knows exactly what you are looking for? It may be in terms of a search recommendation or a relevant Google Ad or Amazon's book recommendation.

They all seem to know exactly what you want.

This is because of Artificial intelligence running in the background. And mind you, these are not very sophisticated Artificial intelligence systems.

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence as per Elon Musk

Elon Musk,  the prominent physicist and billionaire founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors thinks Artificial Intelligence is a demon.

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence as per Elon Musk
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In a Reddit Ask me Anything Session this is what Elon Musk has to say: "we should be very careful about artificial intelligence. ... our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that. ... With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon."Source


Dangers of Artificial Intelligence as per Bill Gates

Bill Gates thinks that we should be Worried About Artificial Intelligence.

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence as per Bill Gates
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"I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence... a few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern. ...I don’t understand why some people are not concerned.” Source

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence as per Stephen Hawking

Dangers of Artificial Intelligence as per Stephen Hawking
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Renowned theoretical physicist and Cambridge University professor Stephen Hawking  says:
"I think the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race .. Once humans develop artificial intelligence, it will take off on it's own and redesign itself at an ever-increasing rate," Source

Final Words and Good Resources

Scientists are working on developing sophisticated AI systems. Just think for second, if rudimentary intelligence systems practically control our lives, what would sophisticated AI systems do?

That is why the Dangers of Artificial Intelligence has worried some of the greatest scientists, inventors and thinkers of our time.

Waitbutwhy has given a very good introduction to AI
The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence
The AI Revolution: Our Immortality or Extinction

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