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Our Transhuman Future

Publication: New Trail

With artificial intelligence, we are creating a new being –– one that’s “a billion times smarter than humans.” Should we be worried? For the Spring 2018 issue of New Trail, we brought our burning questions about AI to some of the field’s greatest minds. In “Our Transhuman Future,” Bruce Grierson asks: How do we keep AI from running amok and breaking humans down to their raw atoms to create more paper clips? (A stop button is the simple answer, according to Mike Bowling, professor of computing science and AI card shark.) 

 

 

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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ALUMNI MAGAZINE
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