Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists | Is artificial intelligence really an existential threat to humanity?
August 4, 2015
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists — July 30, 2015 | Edward Moore Geist
Superintelligence, the book by Oxford University philosopher Nick Bostrom, PhD, is the culmination of intellectual trends mounting for decades, with a significant mainstream following.
Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google, is an apostle for the notion that self-improving artificial intelligence will bring about a tech revolution he calls the singularity.
In his vision, uploaded human minds will merge with AI to live forever in android bodies or as computer… read more