Tagged: Robot Apocalypse

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse | Vanity Fair

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too.

Source: Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse | Vanity Fair

Take A Peek Into The Psychedelic Subconscious Of Artificial Intelligence – ALLDAY

Artificial intelligence doesn’t quite “dream” the same way we humans do, but that doesn’t stop it from conjuring up some pretty wild visuals

Source: Take A Peek Into The Psychedelic Subconscious Of Artificial Intelligence – ALLDAY

Killer Robots and the Concept of Meaningful Human Control | Human Rights Watch

Machines have long served as instruments of war, but historically humans have always dictated how they are used. The evolution of technology has the potential to change that reality, and the implications are profoundly disturbing. According to experts in artificial intelligence, fully autonomous weapons, which would select and engage targets without meaningful human control, could be developed for use within years, not decades

Source: Killer Robots and the Concept of Meaningful Human Control | Human Rights Watch

Going, Going, Gone: Master Go Player Loses Best-Of-5 Match With A.I.

As it went, it reprogrammed itself and improved. This type of self-learning program is known as a neural network, and it’s based on theories of how the human brain works.

Source: Going, Going, Gone: Master Go Player Loses Best-Of-5 Match With A.I.

Worried about amoral robots? Try reading them a story. – CSMonitor.com

Georgia Tech researchers say that teaching artificial intelligence to understand human stories can instill human values and ethics in robots.

Source: Worried about amoral robots? Try reading them a story. – CSMonitor.com

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking Among Hundreds to Urge Ban on Military Robots

Via – NYT

Researchers and experts urged a worldwide ban on so-called autonomous weapons, saying they could set off a revolution in weaponry comparable to gunpowder and nuclear arms.

 

Will your self-driving car be programmed to kill you if it means saving more strangers? — ScienceDaily

Via – Science Daily

Google’s cars can already handle real-world hazards, such as cars’ suddenly swerving in front of them. But in some situations, a crash is unavoidable. (In fact, Google’s cars have been in dozens of minor accidents, all of which the company blames on human drivers.) How will a Google car, or an ultra-safe Volvo, be programmed to handle a no-win situation — a blown tire, perhaps — where it must choose between swerving into oncoming traffic or steering directly into a retaining wall?