Singularity University: Singularity Hub | Are you a thinking thing? Why debating machine consciousness matters
August 18, 2015
Singularity University: Singularity Hub — August 16, 2015 | Alison E. Berman
In a recent talk, Ray Kurzweil showed the complexity of measuring machine consciousness.
“We can’t just ask an entity: Are you conscious?” he said. “Because we can ask entities in video games today, and they’ll say: Yes, I’m conscious and I’m angry at you.
“But we don’t believe them because they don’t have the subtle cues that we associate with really having that subjective state. My prediction is that… read more