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Could AI intelligence calculate how to bend space/time?

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posted on Sep, 26 2015 @ 06:29 PM
Artificial Intelligence is right around the corner and our top scientist fear that the creation of AI will doom mankind more or less. However I have been thinking at the speed our super computers function, do you think a super AI could calculate how to bend space time and create wormholes to travel from star to star? Or at least figure out how to create artificial gravity around a space craft to travel great distances in space by riding a wave a of gravity?

Or do you think AI will have a limit to how much they calculate?

The human brain cannot grasp how big space is and the distance involved, but could AI?

“I am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence,” the Microsoft co-founder told Reddit. “First the machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent. That should be positive if we manage it well. A few decades after that though the intelligence is strong enough to be a concern.” - Bill Gates

“I think we should be very careful about artificial intelligence. If I had to guess at what our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that,” the Tesla CEO once warned. “So we need to be very careful. I’m increasingly inclined to think that there should be some regulatory oversight, maybe at the national and international level, just to make sure that we don’t do something very foolish.” - Elon Musk

“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race…. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate. Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be superseded,” the world-famous theoretical physicist said. - Stepehn Hawking

“The upheavals [of artificial intelligence] can escalate quickly and become scarier and even cataclysmic,” the New York Times tech columnist once wrote. “Imagine how a medical robot, originally programmed to rid cancer, could conclude that the best way to obliterate cancer is to exterminate humans who are genetically prone to the disease.” - Nick Bilton

More quotes here...

What do you think? Could AI help us map out the Milky Way and get us to where we have never imagined?

If AI accomplished this and now you can affordably travel the solar system and beyond, would you take the trade off and let AI rule the planet over humans?

posted on Sep, 26 2015 @ 06:33 PM
mis post
edit on 26-9-2015 by roncoallstar because: mis post

posted on Sep, 26 2015 @ 06:40 PM
a reply to: game over man

The super intelligence comes, can't wait no matter what the outcome it is the logical progression of our creativeness. Our legacy will be forever once achieved

posted on Sep, 26 2015 @ 07:44 PM
It's inevitable that we will eventually just be a footnote in the history of the machines...humans have no self control & we have terrible governmental oversight even when we're trying.

It's gonna happen...50 years, 150 years...doesn't matter, it's a forgone conclusion that we will create our successors.

ETA: Yes, they will
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posted on Sep, 26 2015 @ 09:18 PM
if the planet becomes 'unlivable' because of mankinds stupidity like poisoning the environment/fresh water sources/extreme temperatures, then at that time yes it might be run by robots and artificial (offplanet) intelligence, maybe not the first time its happened

posted on Sep, 26 2015 @ 09:50 PM
Well yes and no.

AI is only as good as the hardware humans made.

It's software only as good as humans wrote.

Once an AI gets to a certain point with no more human intervention. Where it's basically writing it's own code?

Then yeah. Anything is possible.

Extremely complex calculations is what computers, and AI's reason for being.

Depending on who you ask that will probably be within the next 100 years.

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posted on Sep, 28 2015 @ 12:29 PM
Whenever it comes, AI will be a game changer for humanity.
But keep in mind that there is different definitions of AI :

AI Caliber 1) Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI): Sometimes referred to as Weak AI, Artificial Narrow Intelligence is AI that specializes in one area. There’s AI that can beat the world chess champion in chess, but that’s the only thing it does. Ask it to figure out a better way to store data on a hard drive, and it’ll look at you blankly.

AI Caliber 2) Artificial General Intelligence (AGI): Sometimes referred to as Strong AI, or Human-Level AI, Artificial General Intelligence refers to a computer that is as smart as a human across the board—a machine that can perform any intellectual task that a human being can. Creating AGI is a much harder task than creating ANI, and we’re yet to do it. Professor Linda Gottfredson describes intelligence as “a very general mental capability that, among other things, involves the ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend complex ideas, learn quickly, and learn from experience.” AGI would be able to do all of those things as easily as you can.

AI Caliber 3) Artificial Superintelligence (ASI): Oxford philosopher and leading AI thinker Nick Bostrom defines superintelligence as “an intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific creativity, general wisdom and social skills.” Artificial Superintelligence ranges from a computer that’s just a little smarter than a human to one that’s trillions of times smarter—across the board. ASI is the reason the topic of AI is such a spicy meatball and why the words immortality and extinction will both appear in these posts multiple times.

Source :
Wait but Why : AI revolution part 1

AI revolution part 2

posted on Oct, 2 2015 @ 01:41 AM
Why can't anyone answer my question? If the ARMY is 50 years more advanced then they created super AI. if we are talking about it now, in magazines and such... So maybe they do have the technology like Nikola Telsa said...

What better way than to have AI's think it for you?

posted on Oct, 2 2015 @ 01:58 AM
Sure how do you think our secret space forces time travel on human know how? Nope they rely on AI to do any calculations, otherwise it would be like having a monkey drive you to disneyland, chances of getting where you want to go would be below zero!

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posted on Oct, 2 2015 @ 02:11 AM
a reply to: FormOfTheLord

We all know of...Classified missions and Public missions. So I think it's plain and simple. They're here.

We had to invent AI to defend ourselves, but then it makes you think, did ET give us the knowledge to create AI?

posted on Oct, 2 2015 @ 02:22 AM

originally posted by: game over man
a reply to: FormOfTheLord

We all know of...Classified missions and Public missions. So I think it's plain and simple. They're here.

We had to invent AI to defend ourselves, but then it makes you think, did ET give us the knowledge to create AI?

What came first ET knowledge or modern earth human knowledge. . . .

Umm I am going with ET on this one.

posted on Oct, 2 2015 @ 07:12 PM
a reply to: game over man

Isaac Newton had as much ability to calculate as any superintelligent AI. He was still wrong about a number of things.

A superintelligent AI can't create money to do experiments.

posted on Oct, 2 2015 @ 07:17 PM

It might design and build a warp drive type device and get itself out of here, away from all of us.

AI's wouldn't eat fish, but I'm sure they'd say farewell and ditch Earth at the soonest possibility.

posted on May, 21 2016 @ 09:19 PM
a reply to: game over man

They say everything is easy when you know how but what happens when the abstractions developed in the past hide the methods upon which we build greater futures. Consider this; one of the foundations of AI is the basic principle that it is often easier to solve a problem if it can be presented in a more tractable intermediary form. These intermediary forms must be mutated or transformed in ways that clarify the problem domain turning what would otherwise be intractable into something that is tractable. The techniques that provide the capability to undertake such transforms are computationally intensive and until late not something that could be implemented in practical time.

So let's begin with some basic assumptions; purely for expediency. Firstly time travel is possible. At a point in the continuum of time we simply lacked the solution. Then came a set of technologies that allowed us with vast computational resources to break the problem down into a more tractable intermediary form. What that problem domain space is almost doesn't matter. It is simply logical for one or more tractable solution spaces to exist.

Secondly let us assume that the capability will never be used. It won't be used because of the basic epiphany we will have on the continuum of time that being that self destruction is something that should surely be avoided. How will we know that such an outcome is inevitable? The same technology that allows to reduce the time travel problem into something that can be solved will provide us with the answer to what happens if we go forward or back in time.

There is only one unfortunately fact regarding time. The past cannot be changed because the past you visit will not be your own. The future is most easily changed in the here and now making going into the future pointless.

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