Artificial Intelligence Can Beat Humans — And Criminals

There has been a technical and moral debate raging on whether the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) should be regulated or controlled. The fear is that machine-based learning could reach the “singularity” — the point at which smart machines can build other smart machines and present a threat to humanity. Many films – most famously the Terminator franchise – have explored the dark world of machines rising up against the human race. But today artificial intelligence promotes pause for thought not just among filmgoers but even amongst some of the world’s most eminent technologists and sociologists. Even those sounding the warning — such as Stephen Hawking — admit that so far AI has been a boon. When Siri was first introduced as a “virtual assistant” on the iPhone, it was…


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