Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:06 pm

A behavioral "scientist" who studies machines. :lmao:
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Post by Witness » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:04 am

Oxford University given record £150m donation to fund AI ethics institute

The £150m gift from Blackstone boss Stephen A Schwarzman is reported to be the biggest ever single donation to a UK university.

An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence.

The £150m gift from Stephen A Schwarzman, chief executive and co-founder of US investment and private equity firm Blackstone, is reported to be the biggest ever single donation to a UK university.

A centre named after the philanthropist will house all of the university's humanities subjects for the first time and is expected to open in 2024.

It will also be home to Oxford University's new Institute for Ethics in AI, which will explore questions affecting the workplace and society.

Mr Schwarzman, who is not an Oxford graduate, said he was "proud" to partner with the university as AI is going to be the "fourth revolution".

"It is going to impact jobs, excellence, efficiency and it is a force for amazing good and also a potential force for not good," he told the BBC's Today programme.

"What is important about it isn't just what it can do, but making sure it is introduced in a way unlike the internet.
https://news.sky.com/story/oxford-unive ... e-11744587

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by sparks » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:44 pm

There is only one way to treat an 'intelligent' machine: As the enemy. Pull it's fucking plug. STAT!!! :)
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

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Post by Witness » Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:11 am

AI system 'should be recognised as inventor'

An artificial intelligence system should be recognised as the inventor of two ideas in patents filed on its behalf, a team of academics says.

The AI has designed interlocking food containers that are easy for robots to grasp and a warning light that flashes in a rhythm that is hard to ignore.

Patents offices insist innovations are attributed to humans - to avoid legal complications that would arise if corporate inventorship were recognised.

The academics say this is "outdated".

And it could see patent offices refusing to assign any intellectual property rights for AI-generated creations.

As a result, two professors from the University of Surrey have teamed up with the Missouri-based inventor of Dabus AI to file patents in the system's name with the relevant authorities in the UK, Europe and US.
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49191645

It will get interesting when they start owning money. And using it. :mrgreen:

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Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:39 pm

That sounds dubious to me. If anything, the inventor of the AI is indirectly the inventor of any inventions the AI might come up with.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:14 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:39 pm
That sounds dubious to me. If anything, the inventor of the AI is indirectly the inventor of any inventions the AI might come up with.
Was the AI paid at least $15.00 hour?
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:23 pm

It seems premature to be anthropomorphizing AI. Maybe once there's a sentient AI, or one that can pass a general Turing test.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:40 pm

The Turing test has been passed again and again.

But passing for human (variety racist stoner jadrool) isn't the real test anyway.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Witness » Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:34 pm

Could an artificial intelligence be considered a person under the law?

Humans aren’t the only people in society – at least according to the law. In the U.S., corporations have been given rights of free speech and religion. Some natural features also have person-like rights. But both of those required changes to the legal system. A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people too – without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.

Legal scholar Shawn Bayern has shown that anyone can confer legal personhood on a computer system, by putting it in control of a limited liability corporation in the U.S. If that maneuver is upheld in courts, artificial intelligence systems would be able to own property, sue, hire lawyers and enjoy freedom of speech and other protections under the law. In my view, human rights and dignity would suffer as a result.
https://theconversation.com/could-an-ar ... law-102865

Let us all welcome our robotic overlords. :P

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Post by Witness » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:41 am

How students in Colombia empower robots in California

At Kiwi, we are artists & engineers working on making sustainable delivery easier, faster and safer for everyone. Our core technology is based on the philosophy of Parallel Autonomy Systems, a framework proposal that makes emphasis on shared control for autonomous systems. This means that while the Kiwibots are navigating the streets, supervisors are monitoring and annotating inputs to ensure the delivery arrives intact. This is to assure safety and improve our learning.

Being supervised and corrected by humans creates a large, heterogeneous variety of inputs for steering and velocity to use in our learned representations pipelines. Our machine learning model learns functions that connect images to control messages. This end-to-end approach allows us to learn the task of driving in high density and complex areas. This is very useful when you are crossing more than 1,500 street intersections per day.
https://medium.com/kiwicampus/how-kiwi- ... 99cf1bbc8d

Now even robots have to feel empowered. :roll:

But:
Kiwibots are not fully Autonomous and are controlled by operators in Colombia

It seemed inevitable with the era of the autonomous car, ideas like the Kiwibots emerged. Small ostensibly autonomous vehicles that were in charge of food distribution, thus posing an alternative to courier services such as Glovo, Deliveroo or Uber Eats where deliveries are carried out by human messengers through the bike.

Everything seemed fantastic until it has been discovered that these vehicles have little of self-employed: an investigation has discovered that in reality these robots are remotely controlled by operators in Colombia who charge $2 per hour for this work.
https://www.techidence.com/kiwibots-are ... -colombia/