Ever since the likes of Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos were kicked out of their dominant platforms, debate has begun on whether tech companies should be armed with the power of deplatforming.
The social networking service behemoth Facebook has grown from a forum purely meant for connections to an all-encompassing platform that has, as of late, found itself embroiled in the midst of many serious controversies.
When news broke that a firm was able to illegally harvest, analyse and use our own data against us, we were horrified. We couldn’t believe that a scheme like this could run for so long undetected. It wasn’t just terrifying but infuriating. The bodies to which we had entrusted power i.e Big Tech had failed us. It was becoming increasingly apparent that these tech gods couldn’t handle such a responsibility. This was the tipping point. People finally had enough. The whole Cambridge Analytica data scandal pointed to a larger issue – corporate accountability.
While Artificial General Intelligence has great potential, the field is still vastly undiscovered due to a plethora of reasons. Firstly, it lacks enough skilled personnel but this will soon change as the current wave of people are gearing up for jobs in this sector. This field also sees limited funding, with the greatest amount beingContinue reading “LIMITATIONS OF AGI”
When early reports had surfaced that Google had achieved quantum supremacy, it was met with skepticism. Even to those that were well-versed in quantum computing, this came as a surprise. To others, like me, the significance of this feat went over my head but let me assure you that this accomplishment is very important for the days to come.
What kind of AGI-based products do you see coming into the healthcare IT industry? Adopting AGI systems in healthcare will take longer time than other domains / industries. It is due to complexity and sensitivity. AGI systems in healthcare would predominantly used in aiding to make decisions rather than making automatic decisions. I see threeContinue reading “EXPERT TESTIMONY”
Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Sam Altman and other such individuals took up the project of creating awareness towards the idea that AGI and AI should see safe development with laws in place to govern its development and subsequently it usage.
On March 19, 2019 Google announced their first gaming product and it took the Esports community by storm. Their product was first to make good on the promise of cloud gaming and much like most other Google products, it made lofty claims. This gripped the attention of the gaming community and put Google under the spotlight. It became patient zero for a case study on cloud gaming.
With the progress that AGI is making, the fear of people losing their jobs to machines has increased tremendously in the past few years. AGI may prove to be the culmination of what some people know and fear: losing their jobs.
AGI has been feared by many to become the technological terrors portrayed by the Terminator franchise. However, like a student passing out of school and being deemed eligible, AGI has been put through some tests as well. Here are a few of them: