David Brooks on “two divergent A.I. futures”

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DAVID BROOKS, NEW YORK TIMES OP-ED COLUMNIST

“Two big implications flow from this. The first is sociological. If knowledge is power, we’re about to see an even greater concentration of power …

“To put it more menacingly, engineers at a few gigantic companies will have vast-though-hidden power to shape how data are collected and framed, to harvest huge amounts of information, to build the frameworks through which the rest of us make decisions and to steer our choices …

“The second implication is philosophical. A.I. will redefine what it means to be human

I could paint two divergent A.I. futures, one deeply humanistic, and one soullessly utilitarian …”  DavidBrooks

 

Read the complete OP-ED piece here:
Source: Our Machine Masters
October 30, 2014

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