The last two episodes of the series deal more with the philosophical issues of an advanced robotic intelligence.
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Creating the Kinds of Machines We Can Live With
Kaku, Kurzweil and others, believe that humanity does have a choice as to what kind of machines they can make. They hold that it is up to humanity to make computing machines that will not eventually try to replace us, get rid of us or enslave us.
"Whenever Hollywood shows you humans coming into conflict with AI the sides are always roughly evenly balanced. Hollywood can only show you movies where the good guys have a fighting chance. Goliath versus David is a story. Goliath versus a fruit fly is not." Eliezer Yudkowski
|Rosalind Picard, MIT|
But how can we teach machines emotion? We must devise software that is able to read accurately the human face to determin emotions being felt. Dr. Picard at MIT is working on this. In this video she demonstrates the progress made so far. If you cannot see the embedded video here is the link: http://youtu.be/1dmqR1X0TZA.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Merging Our Minds With Machines
|Dr. Ali Rezai via popsci|
Merging of Humans And Machines
|John Granacki, USC|
A physicist by training, he is now in the field of Neuroscience. He is also the director of the Dynamic and Advanced Systems, which is part of the Information Sciences Institute of the University of the Southern California. He is involved in embedded systems. These are computer systems that are located inside something or even someone, as in computer chip implants.
Dr. Greenfield is a professor of Synaptic Pharmacology at Lincoln College, Oxford. She is also a member of the House of Lords, with the title Baroness. She is an independent member of the House of Lords that are called crossbenchers. She is generally critical of the way technology is being used in society, especially social networks. Here she speaks about the effects of social networks on the brain. If you cannot see the embedded video here is the link: http://tinyurl.com/yd7lrnx.
And now for Kaku's last two part of the series The Intelligence Revolution.
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