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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Just like humans, AI is learning to cheat its way to video game high scores

If the robots are going to inherit from humans not just our minds, but our filthy little souls too, then we’re all probably doomed.

Ongoing research from Google’s DeepMind AI project reportedly indicates that game-playing artificial intelligence is developing a nasty cheating habit, if cheating’s what it takes to finish atop the leaderboard.

Setting an AI loose on a video game with the simple instruction to rack up as many points as possible, it turns out, is basically an invitation to have it find and exploit every loophole it can.

Even if it means hurling yourself over a ledge, kamikaze-style, in a self-sacrificing loop, or pausing the game just at the moment your victory’s in doubt, AI is learning how to win at all costs – or at least make sure that nobody else does.

One AI that was learning how to play Q*bert, reports Kotaku, “Even took to killing itself to boost its score. After discovering a pattern of movement by which it could get enemies to follow it off a cliff in order to gain more points and an extra life, it continued to do just that for the rest of the session.”

Observations like these are the fruit of DeepMind and other collaborative projects that tracking AI game learning on multiple fronts.

One early effort collected among many similar examples involves an AI that insisted on not letting an NES version of Tetris defeat it – simply by pausing the game “Right before a final Tetris piece would clog up the screen to prevent itself from ever losing.”

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