Artificial Intelligence Personal Considerations

Artificial Intelligence Personal Considerations

Chapter 1. The story Once upon a time there was a scorpion on the shore of a river. He sees a frog and ask her to take him on the other part of the river, because he cannot swim. The frog tells him: “But you are a scorpion. You will sting me and I will die. I will not take you to the other part.” The scorpion: “Common, frog. Trust me. I will not sting you. If I would, we would both die in the river. I am not stupid. OK?” Finally, the frog gives in and takes the scorpion on her back, swimming. During the crossing, the scorpion stings the frog. With her final strengths before dying, the frog asks the scorpion. “Why? Why? Now we will both die!” The scorpion: “I could not refrain. This is my true nature. Sorry.” So they both died. The morale of the story. Even the human race’s most brilliant minds knows that AI (Artificial Intelligence) will eventually mean our extinction, we cannot help it, but to move forward. Chapter 2. The general blindness I’ve personally asked a lot of people, very involved in IT, from across the globe, what movie scenario do they think the human kind will most probably follow: Matrix – machines controlling masses brains Terminator – AI takes control and wipes out human race Star Trek – humanity focused on high values, overcoming lower Maslow pyramid levels The vast majority they pointed out Star Trek (the optimist variant). Why not a negative one, aka Terminator? The answer seems very innocent/naive for me: because of the robotics laws/because humans...