Is artificial intelligence out of control? | Al Jazeera

Artificial intelligence is becoming “like electricity”— it’s being used in almost every sector. But what exactly is it? And why are many governments trying to work out how to regulate it? #AJStartHere with Sandra Gathmann explains. RELATED CONTENT:

In the Age of AI | FRONTLINE (documentary)

A documentary exploring how artificial intelligence is changing life as we know it — from jobs to privacy to a growing rivalry between the U.S. and China. FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of AI and automation, tracing a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our world, and allow the emergence of… Continue lendo In the Age of AI | FRONTLINE (documentary)

“Can a robot join the faith?” – Avi STEINBERG

The New Yorker, November 13, 2017 As an apparent coup d’etat ripples through Saudi Arabia, the rising ruling faction is trying to keep things upbeat by sending bullish signals to the world’s mega-rich. Exhibit A is Neom, part of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 initiative, a proposed utopian city whose modest slogan is “the world’s most ambitious project.”… Continue lendo “Can a robot join the faith?” – Avi STEINBERG

“Made, not born” – Adrienne MAYOR

WHO FIRST IMAGINED the concepts of robots, automata, human enhancements, and Artificial Intelligence? Historians tend to trace the idea of the automaton back to the medieval craftsmen who developed self-moving machines. But if we cast our nets back even further, more than two thousand years ago in fact, we will find a remarkable set of… Continue lendo “Made, not born” – Adrienne MAYOR