[posted 11/10]: Write a short (2-3 pages) essay on one of the following questions:
A draft version of your essay should be ready for the seminar meeting on
December 3. A final version needs to be turned in at the end of the
last seminar meeting on December 10 or emailed to me as a PDF attachment
on or before December 12.
- When you consider the impact of AI/robotics on society, do you
think this time is fundamentally different from previous technological
revolutions? In what ways? What is the strongest evidence to support
- Do you think AI/robotics pose an existential threat to society?
Why? How does that threat compare to other concerns such as global
- Do you think strong AI is possible? On balance, would it be a
or negative development?
© 2015 Shlomo Zilberstein.