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Human-like artificial systems should not be the end goal: views on intelligence explosion and humanoid robots.

Artificial intelligence, as we know, is the branch of computer science that deals with the simulation of intelligent behavior in computers. AI methods are used in many fields today, and they show abilities such as speech recognition or planning and are able to handle specific tasks that only humans were thought to be able to […]

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Humans should prevent singularity and not thrive for it

The technological singularity is an event that comes closer to realization by every year, as many scientists predict. It is a huge topic, though, whether this event will be good or bad for humanity. Many popular scientists and experts have publicly spoken out against the possible threat that AI can have in the future. Amongst […]

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Warnings over an imminent AI singularity distract from the real threats.

The popular view that the gravest danger posed by AI is a singularity event that results in AI superintelligence and human redundancy is largely unfounded and misleading. The true danger flowing from AI is its potential abuse for purposes of psychological profiling and social engineering, notably to advance state power and/or corporate interest.  There is […]

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Mind uploading in 2045: opportunities and hazards.

2045, that’s the date that some futurists hope we can upload our mind. Uploading your mind to a computer and living eternally in bits and bites might seem like an episode from black mirror, but the possibility that we can upload our brain is a very possible feat in the future. There are plenty of […]

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