Which comes first: cyborgs or androids?

Cyborgs are already here…arguably. Like those with pacemakers or artificial hearts. But if you mean “superhuman cyborgs” then the question is more interesting. There are already chat bots that have human type heads like BINA48. The BINA48 Artificial Intelligence Transcript Regarding Cruise Missiles There are also various vaguely human shaped robots that could be made … Continue reading Which comes first: cyborgs or androids?

The BINA48 Artificial Intelligence Transcript Regarding Cruise Missiles

BINA48 stands for Breakthrough Intelligence via Neural Architecture 48.  She was built with one of the goals being to test the hypothesis that a person’s consciousness can be transferred over to a non-biological body.  A noble goal indeed. I couldn’t find a good transcript of BINA48’s talk with SIRI, so here it is. At the … Continue reading The BINA48 Artificial Intelligence Transcript Regarding Cruise Missiles

Artificial Super Intelligence: Our Salvation or Demise?

The median year AI researchers predict ASI to arrive is perhaps 2060. I applied for an AI policy researcher job at OpenAI.  There are jobs out there already with the goal of safely paving the way to Artificial General Intelligence (human level AI).  The median date for AGI is 2040. Which brings me to my … Continue reading Artificial Super Intelligence: Our Salvation or Demise?