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Two new books offer a single choice: merge with machines or be left behind Artificial intelligence operates on a different plane than human reason. As described by various futurists and technologists, AI is literally an “alien mind.” In advanced artificial neural networks, the modes...
The idea of artificial intelligence overthrowing humankind has been talked about for many decades, and in January 2021, scientists delivered their verdict on whether we'd be able to control a high-level computer super-intelligence. The answer? Almost definitely not. The catch is that controlling...
AI-designed Xenobots reveal entirely new form of biological self-replication—promising for regenerative medicine (BURLINGTON, Vermont) – To persist, life must reproduce. Over billions of years, organisms have evolved many ways of replicating, from budding plants to sexual animals to invading viruses. Now...
As every aspect of modern life becomes more and more digitized, not just the economies of nations, but their sovereign influence will rely more and more on their command of technology, and especially the emerging technology of artificial intelligence (AI). In the 21st-century...
We are digitally tagged, tracked, and fed into the algorithmic mill, and its only for the moment that we have a choice about being surveilled.
The political philosopher's arguments are summarized in "Defying the Data Priests" at The New Atlantis Last summer saw a wave of enthusiasm for anti-trust legislation against Big Tech. One of the most eloquent conservative cases for breaking up this “classic...