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9/6/2017
07:00 AM
Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and CTO, SAS
Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and CTO, SAS
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How Smart Is Artificial Intelligence Really?

SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger counters Tesla founder Elon Musk's description of artificial intelligence as the scariest problem.
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9/6/2017 | 9:25:59 AM
The AI threat
"...The machine that learned to play Go better than any human being does not know how to play Poker..."

Succinctly put.

"...true, creative, human-like artificial intelligence, what is sometimes referred to as artificial general intelligence..."

Artificial general intelligence will be my main takeway from this article.  Again, like I mentioned before in the comments here, until computer scientists have an elegant algorithm to explain René Descartes' "I think, therefore I am", I will not believe the AI threat to humanity's existence has arrived.

 

 
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