Summary of What Happens When Our Computers Get Smarter Than We Are

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Science-fiction novelists aren’t the only people who envision a future ruled by superintelligent machines. Nick Bostrom and his fellow computer scientists and philosophers also imagine what shape the machine era might take. They’re concerned that superintelligent machines won’t share or care about human values. Bostrom makes a strong case for ensuring that they do. getAbstract believes techies and laypeople alike will find his talk compelling.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How machine learning has evolved,
  • How superintelligent machines could become harmful to humankind in the future, and
  • What scientists can do to ensure that artificial intelligence absorbs and practices human values.
 

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Nick Bostrom is head of the Future of Humanity Institute and author of the book Superintelligence.

 

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If the Earth were one year old, humankind would only be 10 minutes old, and the industrial era would be just two seconds old. Though technological advancement is recent, it is accelerating rapidly. On an

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