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Why AI will probably kill us all.

When you look into it, Artificial Intelligence is absolutely terrifying. Really hope we don’t die.

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TED talk https://www.ted.com/talks/fei_fei_li_how_we_re_teaching_computers_to_understand_pictures#t-1065697

MarI/O (Thanks SethBling you are awesome)

Waitbutwhy article (WELL worth reading and super funny)

The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence

Reverse psychology

Elon Musk on AI logic vs spam

AI Timeline Surveys

AI Timeline Surveys

Nick Bostrom

Neural lace

Putin looks like Dobby

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  1. Danwat97 27 March, 2017 at 23:23 Reply

    Great video. It gave me an idea. What if you created AI that could self improve at an incredible scale with limited data input from humans. And you never connected it to the internet. How long would it take for the AI to become clever enough to find away to hack into a WLAN without humans realising it had done it? Would this kind of thing be possible? 🙂

  2. Brittany Mackinnon 27 March, 2017 at 23:23 Reply

    I think… this is one of those potential 'filters' life needs to survive in order to reach those theorized 'higher civilization' statuses… ie: levels 1 through 3 and the Dyson sphere and all that crazy shtuff (AI likely contributor to Fermi Paradox???)
    Random thought of the evening.
    Anyhow; with the amount of work being put into our technological advances and the speed with which we see these advances coming about, I wouldn't be surprised if we see a frighteningly powerful AI developed in the next 20 years max.

  3. Kia Jess 27 March, 2017 at 23:23 Reply

    The environment is also an important thing to take care of. If we were focused on improving what we already naturally have, such as the earth, our oceans, our human population, social issues, poverty, etc, all the issues not relating to technology, why would there be a focus or spotlight on AI development? Why should we focus on making such technological developments? It might make our lives better, or easier, as Dave said, but referring back to his rabbit on the road analogy, it is not long term a helpful thing. Instead of focusing on making our lives Utopian through morally and ethically sound practices of human communication and collaboration, we are instead attempting to improve a tool to be super human and fix our problems for us. Can you imagine an AI trying to disarm a civil war in the middle of a Dictatorship government? The U.S. didn't manage that situation well, and they were all human with the best intentions! With the lack of these emotions or moral cores that AI's will have, along with faulty coding, this Utopian society will never exist, because it will cease to exist because it IS faulty in it's self, because humans are messy and flawed in the most brilliant ways. Dave's suggestions at the end are relevant and well natured with sound logic, and should be considered and evaluated further. The problem with attempting to stop AI evolving is the International focus on "wow, what a cool shiny program this is, I am thoroughly entertained" and "I don't want to die" along with a large focus on "How can I become rich and famous" and the sheer impulsiveness of "I'm going to make this because, why not?". As a whole, we are very curious creatures, and want to expand as much as possible, but we do not carefully consider our actions consequences and aftermath to others, and even ourselves. Just some food for thought. Look into yourself, and be the change you want to see in the rest of the world.

  4. VypreZ 27 March, 2017 at 23:23 Reply

    what about the 3 laws of robotics
    1. the AI cannot injure or harm a human in anyway
    2. the AI must follow the orders of a human as long as it does not interfere with the first law
    3. the AI must preserve itself as long as doing so does not conflict with the first or second law.

  5. A Voice Crying Out 27 March, 2017 at 23:23 Reply

    I prefer how Mass Effect said it… that everything is VI (Virtual Intelligence) until it becomes sentient, then it's AI. Because technically Siri, Galaxy, Cortana, and OK Google can't learn without the help of a human. While the ships navigator in ME2 could completely map out requiring a human or a human controlled device to first go there and explore.

  6. RRK RED 27 March, 2017 at 23:23 Reply

    hehe someone is going to create an ai and connect it to the internet to be a dick then 1 hour later they find out that it has created a bodily form for better movability and has connection with all wifi and stalites.

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