Description: Elon Musk called artificial intelligence “our greatest existential threat,” and equated making machines that think with “summoning the demon.”
Date: July 11, 2015
But if the human race is at peril from killer robots, the problem is probably not artificial intelligence. It is more likely to be artificial stupidity. The difference between those two ideas says much about how we think about computers.
In the kind of artificial intelligence, or A.I., that most people seem to worry about, computers decide people are a bad idea, so they kill them. That is undeniably bad for the human race, but it is a potentially smart move by the computers. Read Rest of Story
Questions for discussion:
1.Should ethical standards be put in place before we allow industry to develop A.I. any further? Why or Why Not??
2. What benefits can you see with using A.I. as a company?
3. If your company decided on a tactic of using A.I. would it give your firm a competitive advantage? Explain why or why not?