Business Standard | Letters: More than science fiction

March 17, 2014

Source: Business Standard — March 16, 2014 | H. N. Ramakrishna

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Raymond Kurzweil, an American author, inventor, and a director of engineering at Google calls the moment “singularity,” when artificial intelligence will overtake human thinking.

He believes that the Turing test will be passed in 2029. Robots, when accurately programmed, don’t make mistakes. They don’t complain about working conditions — don’t demand union representation, they don’t take sick leave or demand benefits. [...]