Questions tagged [self-awareness]

Use for questions about self awareness in general, not restricted to engineered artifacts (AI's). Can be synonymous with "Artificial Consciousness" but has a broader scope. "Self Awareness" should be used for strictly philosophical questions related to AIs and humans.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Why is awareness of itself such a point when speaking about AI?

Why is awareness of itself such a point when speaking about AI? Does it always mean a starting point for apocalyptic nightmares to occur when such a level is reached or is it just a classical example ...
-3
votes
3answers
126 views

DNA is a language or code [closed]

What is the hidden message inside human DNA seequences? More specificly, the relationship between the braiding of the double helix to a person's emotions?
1
vote
3answers
215 views

Are preemptive countermeasures indicated?

The Plausibility of Unintended Intelligence Software components applying emerging artificial intelligence techniques are being deployed with RestFUL interfaces exposed to the open Internet. It is ...
13
votes
2answers
500 views

Self-conscious artifical intelligence

How important is self-consciousness (or consciousness in general) for making advanced AIs, and how far away are we from making such? When making e.g. a neural network there's (very probably) no ...
2
votes
3answers
585 views

Are AI algorithms capable of self-repair?

Do AI algorithms exist which are capable of healing themselves or regenerating a hurt area when they detect so? For example: In humans if a certain part of brain gets hurt or removed, neighbouring ...
4
votes
2answers
116 views

Has government-level legal work been done to determine the “rights” of a General Artificial Intelligence, in any country?

I have been thinking lately a great deal about a hypothetical question - what if a self-aware general AI chose to assume the appearance, voice, and name of Cortana from Microsoft's Halo? Or Siri from ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

Can Artificial Being learn despite a lack of self-awareness?

While am thinking about the age of Artificial General Intelligence and Artificial SuperIntelligence , this question came into my mind. This Bell Labs blog post says: "...where humanity is ...
11
votes
6answers
282 views

What kind of simulated environment is complex enough to develop a general AI?

Imagine trying to create a simulated virtual environment that is complicated enough to create a "general AI" (which I define as a self aware AI) but is as simple as possible. What would this minimal ...
2
votes
1answer
92 views

What are the types of artificial intelligence and how are they measured?

I was reading an interesting book about the role of AI in Cybersecurity, and the author mentioned there being 3-4 types. Each one is dependent on its abilities and understanding. For example, a ‘...
2
votes
2answers
139 views

Will an AI ever understand its own functionality?

Assuming i have a quite advanced AI with consciousness which can "understand" basics of electronics and software structures. Will it (he/she) ever be able to understand that its consciousness is just ...