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October 24, 2009

Report on the the Risks of Future AI

An earlier post mentioned the discussions that have taken place among 25 experts in the fields of artificial intelligence, robotics, ethics and law. Under the auspices of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, this panel of experts met in Asilomar, California to discuss possible risks in the future AI developments. Now New Scientist has reported on the panel's initial findings, which were presented at the International Joint Conference for Artificial Intelligence. The entire panel agreed that creating human-level artificial intelligence is possible in principle, but their estimates on when this may occur vary widely. Read more details on the New Scientist website.

Posted by BlogAuthor1 at October 24, 2009 1:01 PM
category: Philosophy of Computing

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