Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

Big Questions

Will we treat our robots the way we treat ourselves? Even better? Or worse?

  • Are people treating Alexa like a servant; or even worse, a slave?

What are the long-term social implications of AI?

Where will all the workers go?

I think of robotics as the application of artificial intelligence (software) to the creation of a physical robot that solves a problem and/or completes a task(s) in the most efficient way possible. But for the survivability of our species as we rush to create robots of every conceivable kind and flood the zone with venture capital, we had better put as much thought and investment into what robots can’t and will never do so we can figure out the new jobs of the future for the millions of workers displaced by ai/robotics.

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Is it feasible to develop a robot tax to fund the social costs of dealing with AI-driven unemployment?

Big Picture

Big Picture / Technology / Information Processing / AI & Robotics

Artificial Intelligence

  • Books: We are not scanning all those books to be read by people. We are scanning them to be read by artificial intelligence. — Google engineer
    • Analytics of Life
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Human Compatible
    • Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust
    • Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
    • The AI Economy
    • The Fourth Age
    • The Future of the Professions
    • The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation
    • The Second Machine Age
    • The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
  • Ethics
  • Startups
  • Unintended Mistakes/Consequences:

Robotics