Without fully understanding what makes humans tick, scientists won’t be able to create artificial intelligence that thinks like a human mind. Writing for Wired, Shaun Raviv has written a fascinating portrait of British neuroscientist Karl Friston, who claims to have found the core principle driving all living things. Now AI developers are thinking about using the same method to take AI to the next level. Raviv’s fascinating essay highlights the close connections between philosophy and artificial intelligence.
In this summary, you will learn
- How neuroscientist Karl Friston came to develop the “free energy principle” and
- Why his insight may take artificial intelligence to the next level.
About the Author
Shaun Raviv is a freelance writer based in Atlanta, Georgia.