The Merging of Humans and Artificial Intelligence

Getting back to our own world though, prostheses enhanced with artificial intelligence is a reality.

Jason Barnes, a musician who lost his arm in an accident, was fitted with a prosthetic arm that enables individual finger movement through the use of artificial intelligence.

Kernel, and even Facebook are developing artificial intelligence implants and morefor your brain.

Would you want artificial intelligence messing about in your brain? I, again, asked my eclectic group of friends what their thoughts were.

It’s kinda creepy to think of an artificial intelligence being physically inside my head. What if someone figured out how to hack the system? Then, they would have literal control of my mind.

Them, aged 29: I would be 100% against having an artificial intelligence implant in my brain because technology is so easily corrupted by the simplest of methods.

Though everything is either in development or in the early stages of implementation as far as the merging of humans and artificial intelligence goes, progress is definitely being made.

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Inside Giant Atom Smasher, Physicists See the Impossible

In case you didn’t realize it, photons are tiny little bits of light.

When you turn on a lamp, gigantic numbers of photons spring from that bulb and slam into your eyes, where they are absorbed by your retina and turned into an electrical signal so that you can see what you are doing.

Even your own body generates photons, but all the way down in infrared energies, so you need night vision goggles to see them.

In a new experiment inside the world’s most powerful atom smasher, researchers got a glimpse of the impossible: photons bumping into each other.

The catch? These photons were a little off their game, meaning they weren’t acting like themselves and instead had temporarily become “Virtual.” By studying these super-rare interactions, physicists hope to reveal some of the fundamental properties of light and possibly even discover new high-energy physics, like grand unified theories and supersymmetry.

Usually, it’s a good thing that photons don’t interact with each other or bounce off each other, because that would be a total madhouse with photons never going anywhere in any sort of straight line.

Every once in a while – extremely, incredibly rarely – one of those photons would briefly turn into a pair composed of a positron and an electron; then, another photon would see one of those positrons or electrons and talk to it.

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Vein-pattern recognition is the latest technology driving China’s AI, robotics revolution

“Because we programme machines, they will react the way we do. The best AI is that which behaves closest to the human way,” Chen says.

Technology will lead to the loss of many jobs, either because of an increase in productivity or because machines take the place of humans [altogether].

“Fast forward 100 years; now we have machines and the [population] has increased several fold. But unemployment is not higher than it was then. And what has happened to the efficiency of the global population? It may surprise you, but it has actually decreased.”If we look forward another century, we will see machines taking over many of the tasks humans do, so humans can concentrate on other things.

“Technology will lead to the loss of many jobs, either because of an increase in productivity or because machines take the place of humans [altogether],” Wu says during an interview in Shanghai.

“We thought human intelligence could never be copied, much less replaced. We are still very far from that because AI is not yet able to reason, but we need to understand that human intelligence is not irreplaceable. Machines will eventually make decisions, and do so better than us.”

Chen has put a time frame on developments: “The computational ability of a machine increases exponentially every year, and machines are getting smaller and smaller. A human brain has around 30 billion neurons. In about two years a chip will surpass this capability. In China, we have already reached the equivalent of 8 billion neurons.”

“The future is made up of human consciousness, which can’t be replicated because it’s unique to each individual, and the computational ability of machines,” says Chen.But will that superintelligence be free of human bias?

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