Why Computers Won’t Make Themselves Smarter

We’re a long way off from being able to create a single human-equivalent A.I., let alone billions of them. For the foreseeable future, the ongoing technological explosion will be driven by humans using previously invented tools to invent new ones; there won’t be a “last invention that man need ever make.” In one respect, this is reassuring, because, contrary to Good’s claim, human intelligence will never be “left far behind.” But, in the same way that we needn’t worry about a superhumanly intelligent A.I. destroying civilization, we shouldn’t look forward to a superhumanly intelligent A.I. saving us in spite of ourselves. For better or worse, the fate of our species will depend on human decision-making.

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SMART AGENT – cosa sono?

Gli agenti intelligenti sono entità di vario tipo capaci di percepire l’ambiente circostante con l’utilizzo di sensori e di mettere in atto specifiche azioni per mezzo di attuatori. Nel caso dell’uomo i sensori possono