Before Skynet can become self-aware, before the robots can rise up, we need a system in place to safely pursue research into artificial intelligence. Or so argues Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google’s parent company, and Jared Cohen, the head of its tech-minded think tank, Google Ideas.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.weforum.org
By Mike Murphy.
If scientists and deep thinkers are to be believed, once we’ve cracked AI systems that can truly think and act on their own, with their own agency, it won’t be long before they blow past us
in terms of intelligence. To control this, we should be shaping the development of this intelligence to benefit humanity, rather than disrupt it.
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