Say hello to China’s social control system

How ultra oppressive mass surveillance and social control works in Xinjiang, China.

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Interview with a Robot

Charlie Rose interviews Sophia, the latest AI…that we are allowed to see

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10/10/16 – On a 60 Minutes segment airing this week about artificial intelligence, Charlie Rose interviews Sophia, a human-like robot with a sense of humor.  If this is what we get to see, what do they already have that we aren’t allowed to know about? Continue reading “Interview with a Robot”

AI bot goes from chat to full Nazi in less than 24 hours

Another harbinger of the AI future; will anyone listen?

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3/24/16 – Okay, this is so upsetting that I had to post it.  Tech geeks and futurists are forging ahead with AI in spite of the numerous and repeated warning signs of not just possible but likely horrific consequences that keep presenting themselves. Continue reading “AI bot goes from chat to full Nazi in less than 24 hours”

AlphaGo’s victory means the world is about to change

“In order to ensure that increasingly powerful AI systems remain completely under human control… there is a lot of work to do”

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3/13/16 – (The Next Web)  This weekend, the world’s greatest Go player beat Google’s AlphaGo, an AI program developed by Google’s DeepMind unit. Continue reading “AlphaGo’s victory means the world is about to change”

“We’re about to wipe ourselves out” – Stephen Hawking

“Mankind could be wiped out by our own creations within the next 100 years.”

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1/20/16 -Cheery physicist Professor Stephen Hawking says that mankind could be wiped out by our own creations within the next 100 years. Continue reading ““We’re about to wipe ourselves out” – Stephen Hawking”