Monday, June 6, 2016

If you can't beat them... (part 1)

Elon Musk has long been an opponent of the direction Artificial Intelligence is taking, and has made frequent warnings that measures should be made to stop the singularity—an event where robot intelligence will exceed all collective human intelligence. Yet recently, Musk has taken a new direction with his comments, describing the problem humans face when competing with computers. While human mental processing is extremely fast, output is incredibly slow when compared with machines. We cannot physically output information as fast as machines because of physical limitations—we cannot speak, write, or type at a rate even close to the speed at which we think. If this could be solved, Musk insists, we wouldn't have to compete with AI, we would be on the same level and therefore not face an AI/robot apocalypse. How would this be possible? Elon Musk asserts that “neural lacing” the human mind is the answer...

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