Questions tagged [mythology-of-ai]

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What are the common myths associated with Artificial Intelligence?

What are some interesting myths of Artificial Intelligence and what are the facts behind them?
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Can artificial intelligence take over the world?

Will the machine become so powerful that it begins to think to a point where it is more capable than the humans? Notice, I said capable, not powerful. No doubt computers are more powerful at giving us ...
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Will robots rebel against their human creators? [duplicate]

There are several science fiction movies where the robots rebel against their creators: for example, the Terminator's series or I Robot. In the future, is it possible that robots will rebel against ...
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Can glados be real?

Glados {GLaDOS is responsible for testing and maintenance in the Aperture Science research facility in all titles. While GLaDOS initially appears in the first game to simply be a voice that guides the ...
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Is Intelligence a naturally occurring function of Information Technology?

Here intelligence is defined as any analytic or decision making process, regardless of strength (utility), and, potentially, any process of computation that produces output, regardless of the medium. ...
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Could artificial general intelligence harm humanity?

Could advanced AI decide to kill all humans?
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How does a robot protect its own existence

What are the many ways that artificial intelligence robots protect their existence? Isaac Asimov's "Three Laws of Robotics" A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human ...
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What are the most instructive movies about artificial intelligence?

The field of AI has expanded profoundly in recent years, as has public awareness and interest. This includes the arts, where fiction about AI has been popular since at least Isaac Asimov. Films on ...
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Was Pierce way off the mark?

“Funding artificial intelligence is real stupidity.” -- John R. Pierce Was this computer pioneer way off the mark? – or was there important sub-text there? Pierce was an expert for machine ...
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Is The Singularity something to be taken seriously?

The term Singularity is often used in mainstream media for describing visionary technology. It was introduced by Ray Kurzweil in a popular book in 2005. (1) In his book, Kurzweil gives an outlook to ...
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Is Really “AI” Light Years Away from achieving Cognitive Ability of Human?

Oxford philosopher and leading AI thinker Nick Bostrom defines SuperIntelligence as "An intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific ...
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Singularity and GOD [closed]

Theoretically speaking, when the singularity happens, could we aptly describe this event as the creation of GOD? I am agnostic in the sense that I don't believe any of the Gods of the present or past ...
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Could a paradox kill an AI?

In Portal 2 we see that AI's can be "killed" by thinking about a paradox. I assume this works by forcing the AI into an infinite loop which would essentially "freeze" the computer's consciousness. ...