Artificial Intelligence is Not Taking Over the World

The Weiler Psi

I am old enough to have witnessed the full progression of artificial intelligence because it did not become a thing until I was an adult due to the limitations of early computers and all significant progress has happened in my lifetime.  The dream of creating intelligent, thinking computers has been seen as a real possibility since the 1970’s and as computers have gotten faster, stored and accessed more memory, as parallel processing became a reality, it has always seemed as though we were a step closer to making it a reality.  If only a computer is powerful enough, the thinking goes, we will be able to achieve true artificial intelligence.  Many very intelligent people believe this to be true.  Even Elton Musk, founder of many successful and innovative companies has expressed concern over the eventual power of artificial intelligence.

On the topic of AI, Musk issued a warning and…

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