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A robot that can open doors and find electrical outlets to recharge itself. Computer viruses that no one can stop. Predator drones, which, though still controlled remotely by humans, come close to a machine that can kill autonomously.
Impressed and alarmed by advances in artificial intelligence, a group of computer scientists is debating whether there should be limits on research that might lead to loss of human control over computer-based systems that carry a growing share of society’s workload, from waging war to chatting with customers on the phone.
Their concern is that further advances could create profound social disruptions and even have dangerous consequences.
Originally posted by raivo
i see no problem by machines outsmarting us (not that we are that smart as a race, just look around of you), perhaps they are better in many ways as we humans ie. finding solutions worlds problems like pollution, crime etc. let just hope their solution is not to destroy humanity (that would be the easy & fast solution to earth's problems)