We Should Avoid The TuringTrap With AI

TuringTrap AI
TuringTrap AI

For many, as AI advances, it produces an existential threat to humanity, whether in terms of our employability or even our very existence.

Research from Stanford argues that such comparisons are unhelpful and that the reality is more likely to see man and machine working together in ways that compliment each other’s strengths. What’s more, if we can shift our mindset in such a way, it could unlock a wave of innovation and productivity improvements that benefit us all.

Expanding the vision

For much of the development of AI, the vision has been to replicate human intelligence. While this is an enticing vision, it’s also a limiting one. The authors argue that a more powerful alternative future is one in which humans are augmented by technology.

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