Elon Musk: ‘With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon.’ Tesla chief executive Elon Musk warned that artificial intelligence could be our biggest existential threat and believes there should be some regulatory oversight at the national and international level, while speaking at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department’s Centennial Symposium in October 2014.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk warned that artificial intelligence could be our biggest existential threat and believes there should be some regulatory oversight at the national and international level, while speaking at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department’s Centennial Symposium in October 2014. (MIT Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Tesla chief executive Elon Musk warned that artificial intelligence could be our biggest existential threat and believes there should be some regulatory oversight at the national and international level, while speaking at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department's Centennial Symposium in October 2014.
Cyber Robotic. Making my way across Canada, one ride at a time.
Jean Tinguely. The Tinguely Fountain in front of the Tinguely Museum in Basel Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 – 30 August 1991) was a Swiss painter and sculptor.
He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. Tinguely's art satirized the mindless overproduction of material goods in advanced industrial society. Life Tinguely grew up in Basel, but moved to France in 1952 with his first wife Swiss artist Eva Aeppli, to pursue a career in art. His best-known work, a self-destroying sculpture titled Homage to New York (1960), only partially self-destructed at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, although his later work, Study for an End of the World No. 2 (1962), detonated successfully in front of an audience gathered in the desert outside Las Vegas. Tinguely married fellow Swiss artist Eva Aeppli in 1951. Public works Micro-Robots Are Scary Awesome. Home - IFR International Federation of Robotics. Motoman SDA10 robot assembly.
RAPYUTA. Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Over the past decade, the expanded use of unmanned armed vehicles has dramatically changed warfare, bringing new humanitarian and legal challenges.
Now rapid advances in technology are resulting in efforts to develop fully autonomous weapons. These robotic weapons would be able to choose and fire on targets on their own, without any human intervention. This capability would pose a fundamental challenge to the protection of civilians and to compliance with international human rights and humanitarian law. Several nations with high-tech militaries, including China, Israel, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, are moving toward systems that would give greater combat autonomy to machines. If one or more chooses to deploy fully autonomous weapons, a large step beyond remote-controlled armed drones, others may feel compelled to abandon policies of restraint, leading to a robotic arms race. Allowing life or death decisions to be made by machines crosses a fundamental moral line. De race tegen de machine.
We zouden niet de eersten zijn. Aan het begin van de twintigste eeuw was er al een werknemer die door de technologie overbodig werd gemaakt: een werknemer waar in het Engeland van 1901 nog 3,25 miljoen arbeidsplaatsen voor waren, en twintig jaar later nog maar twee miljoen. Door de opkomst van de verbrandingsmotor werd zijn loon steeds lager, totdat hij zijn voedsel niet meer kon terugverdienen. Ik heb het over het paard. Met de razendsnelle opmars van rijdende, lezende en pratende superrobots moeten ook wij vrezen voor onze baan. ‘Machinerie is een dief die duizenden berooft,' schreef William Leadbeater, een Engelse handwerker al in 1830. ‘Machinerie is een dief die duizenden berooft' Het is begonnen op ons salarisstrookje. Inmiddels groeit de ongelijkheid in meer dan 80 procent van alle landen.
James Dyson takes on Google with £5m investment in domestic robots. Sir James Dyson is taking on the might of Google by investing £5m in a British university to develop a new generation of "intelligent domestic robots".
His company, best known for its vacuum cleaners, is putting the money into a laboratory at Imperial College London, which has begun hiring up to 15 scientists who will work on developing robot vision systems that could be used in devices such as robot-controlled vacuums – a longstanding ambition of Dyson himself. The inventor said the plan was to create "practical everyday technologies that will make our lives easier". The move could put Dyson into a position where it is directly challenging Google, which has recently acquired eight robotics companies, including Boston Dynamics, which has made self-controlling robots for the US military. In January it spent £400m acquiring DeepMind Technologies, a London-based startup focusing on artificial intelligence. Dyson was critical of the decision by the two-year-old company to sell itself.