Intelligence Squared US Hosts Artificial Intelligence Debate with Lanier, Rothblatt, and more at …

Arguing for the motion are Jaron Lanier, named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time, and documentary filmmaker James Barrat, whose most recent book is subtitled Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era. In the past year, the world’s leading technologists, innovators and scientists like Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk have begun warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence. Hawking wrote, “Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last.” Are these warnings warranted, or is this science-fiction paranoia? Could the “Terminator” become reality, or will such fears prevent the next technological revolution? On Wednesday, March 9, America’s debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. continues its tenth anniversary with a live debate…


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