Three recent breakthroughs have unleashed the long-awaited arrival of artificial intelligence: Cheap parallel computation, big data, and better algorithms.
The future of artificial intelligence is not written in stone. It’s interesting that so many thought leaders have expressed fear for the future of AI – singularity, the end of privacy, immortality… But these things are not for certain. We are in charge of shaping the future – our actions now will directly impact the future. So, now that we have access to exponentially growing technology – what do we want to do with it? Do we want to create emotionally intelligent robots, or do we think we need to in order to push the boundaries of technology?
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