Can we Really Control Artificial Intelligence?
Artificial Intelligence, depending on who you speak to, will either be our greatest achievement or our last great achievement as a species. It will either provide complete freedom from laborious tasks or further enslave or exterminate us. AI will either provide a world free of warfare or become the world’s greatest war machine turning on its masters.
The potential liberation and enhancement to mankind cannot be underestimated, but fears are well founded. Given the latter, let’s take a quick look at the concerns about AI. Most importantly, can AI be controlled?
Neuroscientist Sam Harris talked about the issue in his TEDTalk.