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Would robots have a reason seize control of the world?
With better AI and technological advancement, many are afraid of robots developing consciousness and hurting the human race. However, I don't really buy this because robots don't really have feelings, morals, or specific goals other than what humans want programmed into them. They just run algorithms and basically do what they are told. Therefore, I can't see a future where robots have a hostile takeover. Can you convince me otherwise? The only threat I could guess is that robots do exactly what we tell them, but it happens in a way we don't expect, like a "be careful what you wish for scenario."
- All hatLv 72 weeks ago
True - today. But who knows where emotion comes from? Could be that when a brain, ie cognitive or physical platform, reaches a certain size, emotion is "born". Happened to us - we once were bacteria. Look at us now. We could f around and create life.
- JOHN BLv 61 month ago
It has already begun. Facebook linked 'bots with another media site to allow subscribers to chat. Within the first minute the bots had invented their own language and began unknown conversation among themselves. They had to be shut down.
In other words: Once bots become self aware, they can program themselves.
- giginotgigiLv 71 month ago
Unfortunately, under extreme rationale, robots would consider human beings as garbage (if intelligence is the only factor for evaluation.)
The problem in AI is that designers cannot really control its development. Hence, the situation of "Terminator" does exist.
- AspenLv 41 month ago
Humans are using excessive amounts of resources for frivolous desires and for things that machines would conclude as irrelevant, like food and water. Better to make the earth more efficient by eradicating the waste makers.
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- garryLv 61 month ago
lol you been watching science fiction movies again , careful the cyborgs might get you ..lol
- tizzoseddyLv 62 months ago
I believe you are correct. People assume that robots will think like humans if they ever become as intelligent as us, but I think that assumption is baseless. Intelligence and thinking in a robot would be very different from human intelligence and thinking. If a group of humans became superpowerful, and could exterminate everyone else, it would be unsurprising if their egos and fears led them to do so. AI doesn't have ego, fear, or a million years of survival instinct encoded into the fabric of their being.
- hbsizzwellLv 42 months ago
2001" A Space Odyssey; Blade Runner & The Terminator.
- mokrieLv 72 months ago
We already have robots that can learn on their own. Tech is moving at a breakneck speed and it's very possible a robot could eventually become sentient and have a sense of self. That leads to having opinions and dislikes. Yes it is very possible that robots may eventually consider themselves the more intelligent and humans the more dangerous. That could lead to disaster.
- New RussianLv 72 months ago
We will all be on a platter. The robots will say "WE ARE MADE TO SERVE MAN".
- Josh AlfredLv 52 months ago
Volition is inherent in nature. It is only a matter of time before robot minds have access to it. With enough intelligence and resources at their disposal control over the world is possible. Lastly, consider that we might put AI in control. voluntarily. That is what is proposed by most transhumanists. Refer to "Our Last Invention" and see: Posthumanism, for more.