AI: A brief history of man versus machine intelligence


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So an AI can beat a human at Go. How harmful is that? Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX believes AlphaGo's mastery of the game of Go shows just how quickly AI is evolving.

The risk to humanity that Musk fears, is the ability of an AI not only to outpace human intelligence but to use this intelligence in a way that could undermine society.  Musk recently said: “The pace of progress is remarkable. Now AlphaGo can play the top 50 Go players and crush them all. You can see robots that can learn to walk from nothing within hours, which is way faster than any biological being.”

In our final slide in this series we discuss a few of the many challenges AI researchers and society will face as AI grows up >>

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