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Risks of artificial intelligence to humanity discussed in lecture

Risks of artificial intelligence to humanity discussed in lecture

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AS ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) or “superintelligence” may negatively affect the human race in the future, it is important to carefully weigh its pros and cons, an Australian computer ethics professor told Thomasians in a lecture held Wednesday. “Artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant "neural laces" in their brains to keep up,” John Weckert said, quoting Tesla Motors and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. AI was first proposed in 1956 as part of a computer science that exhibits the characteristics of human intelligence. Neural laces are biochemical computer implants which regulate the flow of gland secretions to enhance body functions and responses. He added that AIs have the tende...