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Philosophy Matters

20 Jan 2022 @ 18:30 - 20:30 AEDT

How Superintelligent AI Will Likely Transform Our Future

(on line via Zoom)


Is artificial superintelligence (ASI) imminent?

Adam Ford will assess the evidence and ethical importance of artificial intelligence; its opportunities and risks. Drawing on the history of progress in AI and how today it surpasses peak human capability in some domains, he will present forecasts about further progress.

“Progress in AI will likely be explosive; even more significant than both the agricultural and industrial revolutions” – Adam will explore the notion of intelligence and what aspects are missing in AI now and how ‘understanding’ arises in biological intelligence and how it could be realised in AI over the next decade or two. He will conclude with takes on ideal AI outcomes and some recommendations for increasing the likelihood of achieving them.

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20 Jan 2022
18:30 - 20:30 AEDT
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