Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era

James Barrat


A Huffington Post Definitive Tech publication of 2013

In as low as a decade, man made intelligence might fit after which surpass human intelligence. firms and executive enterprises world wide are pouring billions into attaining AI's Holy Grail―human-level intelligence. as soon as AI has attained it, scientists argue, it is going to have survival drives very like our personal. We can be pressured to compete with a rival extra crafty, extra robust, and extra alien than we will imagine.

Through profiles of tech visionaries, watchdogs, and groundbreaking AI platforms, James Barrat's Our ultimate Invention explores the perils of the heedless pursuit of complex AI. in the past, human intelligence has had no rival. do we coexist with beings whose intelligence dwarfs our personal? and should they enable us to?

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