Artificial intelligence, to infinity and beyond?

Photo: thefintechtimes.com “I am more optimistic than pessimistic”, says Jim Tørresen, Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems research group at UiO, about the long-term future of artificial intelligence and its benefits for humanity. Firstly, can you explain to me how a machine can think? – Thinking requires the ability to apply earlier acquired knowledge in choosing the best conclusion or action for the task at hand. We can emulate this process in machines by having them making models learned by using examples of knowledge related to either sensing, reasoning and/or behavior. Automation is already replacing many jobs, from bank tellers to taxi drivers in the near future. Is it time to think about making laws to protect some of these industries? – The progress of autonomous systems being deployed has…


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