January 13, 2014 by Max Tegmark
Exactly three years ago, on January 13, 2011, humans were dethroned by a computer on the quiz show Jeopardy! A year later, a computer was licensed to drive cars in Nevada, after being judged safer than a human. (link to article)
What’s next? Will computers eventually beat us at all tasks, developing superhuman intelligence?
I have little doubt that this can happen: our brains are a bunch of particles obeying the laws of… read more