What is Artificial Intelligence & Will It Kill Us?

Posted By on August 22, 2015


Artificial intelligence is the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. It is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence, but AI does not have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable.

What about Robots and Artificial Intelligence?

George Washington University’s Peter Bock, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Paul Cohen, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee join Amy Alving, former chief technology officer of Science Applications International, to discuss recent innovations in artificial intelligence as well as the economic and security implications of these technological advances.

Artificial Intelligence and Killer Robots

AI’s rebirth is starting in military applications. Where will it go, VICE talks about the ‘Dawn of Killer Robots’:

Experts are so worried that they started the the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots back in 2013 to ensure that humans are always involved in final decisions related to potential human casualties. A deep, moral campaign lead by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams, Steve Goose of Human Rights Watch, Thomas Nash of Article 36, and Noel Sharkey of the International Committee for RobotArms Control.


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