Column: The promise and threat of artificial intelligence

Our minds work in a very complex fashion. We use the information coming to us from our five senses, process all of that data in our brains, conclude what it means and then take the appropriate actions. This is done instantaneously and continuously. Driving a car is a good example of how this process works with a human being in control. It is hard to believe that machines could ever have these capabilities. Yet, we are fast approaching that reality. And it will be as a result of artificial intelligence. Science fiction, in the form of books and movies, shows us what the impact on our lives of AI could be like. A hit cult movie last year was “Ex Machina,” about a robotic woman whose “mind” was so advanced…


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