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originally posted by: alienDNA
a reply to: Dr X
And I welcome the changes, I really do, I hope one day someone will figure out how to run Windows based games that fully utilize hardware acceleration from your graphics card, and dont have to be emulated in the same way.
Its the same effect on playing Playstation 2 games on an Emulator. Even with a very decent computer, its unplayable at times due to the poor coding of the emulator..
Im betting there is a way around it, and someone will figure it out.
But until then, WIndows it is; - or; Official Linux ports of windows games.
originally posted by: Verum1quaere
and Apple co-founder wozniak recently said he got over his fear of a.i. when he realized we would all become it's pet!
that's their great hope for "progress"? to become pets of super-robots?
originally posted by: netbound
For me personally, I don't worry at all about the stuff above. I guess what concerns me is the extension of that into other aspects of our personal lives. The "Internet of Things" kinda bugs me. When that gets into full swing, we will have lost the last of our privacy. When everything in our home is connected and monitoring our activities we become an open book and we're broadcasting it to the world (or to whomever cares to listen).
I'm a software engineer myself, and I love hi-tech. AI is a fascinating and challenging field, and I support it's rapidly advancing development. But, there are certain lines that I believe are best not crossed. The "Internet of Things" (not AI itself) is, IMO, not being developed in order to enrich our lives. It crosses the line. It's simply a means to an end; the end being to maximize corporate profits at the expense of our privacy. To me that's anything but a noble undertaking, and is a price too high to pay.
originally posted by: Aliensun
a reply to: paxnatus
Mine will keep bugging me with a short phrase: "Sir, do you require more T&A sites to be pulled from the internet for your pleasure today?"
Excuse the bad joke. I'm as concerned about this as anybody, well, maybe I've given up being concerned because there is noting we can do to hide our activities from being collected...and used against us if they have the need or desire.