Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Humanity?


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Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 04:06 pm PST by homer2000.
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Some futurists and computer-science experts believe that if we continue on our current rate of advancements to artificial intelligence, robots’ intellect will surpass that of humans’ by the end of the century.

Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Humanity?

Can a machine act intelligently? Can it solve any problem that a person would solve by thinking?
Are human intelligence and machine intelligence the same? Is the human brain essentially a computer?
Can a machine have a mind, mental states and consciousness in the same sense humans do? Can it feel how things are?


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