« Morning sidetrackery | Main | [Saber-rattling intensifies] »

Friday, 30 September 2022

Comments

You wrote- "Current efforts in AI will not lead to true artificial intelligence"

That's a pretty absolute statement for something that's just getting going in a field where we don't yet know enough to ask the proper questions..

~~~~~~~~~
Computers can fly a plane now, the pilot is there for when the little red lights come on.

~~~~~~~~~
Intelligence is always being used in warfare, something new can get YOU all the marbles! And another day...

Well, I did say it was a background assumption for an unbegun novel.

I think it's probably true, though: the methods currently being applied or investigated are likely to yield wondrous useful automated control systems and expert-surrogates, but I seriously doubt they'll lead to anything with the self-awareness of a small mammal, let alone the potential for intentionally rebelling against its human masters.

Inadvertent rebellion in the form of catastrophic system failure, though... that's extremely likely. We're already seeing software rot in modestly-complex e-commerce systems. As systems get bigger, more complicated, and more interconnected, expect more cases of "The computer must hate us! It's gone on strike!"

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

My Photo

Disclaimers

  • Have you spotted a fnord lately?
  • The Secretary disavows any knowledge of my actions.
  • The Gnomes of Zurich are not responsible for any content on this site.

Blogroll: 2012!

Blog powered by Typepad