• A quantum physics lullaby to ward off your killer robot nightmares

    5 days ago - By The Next Web

    The reports of humanity's imminent demise at the hands of sentient killer robots have been greatly exaggerated. Based on the current state of artificial intelligence - that is, it's really good at sifting through data and it can usually tell the difference between a dog and a cat - we don't have to worry about “conscious” AI anytime soon. I put “conscious” in quotes because, as every article you're likely to read on the subject will point out, we don't really understand consciousness. There's a contingency of experts who believe consciousness manifests in specialty organisms and there's an...
    Read more ...