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GeneralRe: Software – Is it "engineering" yet? Pin
Marc Clifton16-Jul-15 9:23
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TheGreatAndPowerfulOz16-Jul-15 10:49
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Duncan Edwards Jones16-Jul-15 22:00
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NewsUh-oh, a robot just passed the self-awareness test Pin
Kent Sharkey16-Jul-15 8:16
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Chris Maunder16-Jul-15 8:32
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Marc Clifton16-Jul-15 9:26
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Paul M Watt16-Jul-15 10:00
mentorPaul M Watt16-Jul-15 10:00 
C++
#include <iostream>

int main()
{
  std::cout << "What is your question: ";
  std::cin.ignore();

  std::cout << "I don't know\n";
  std::cout << "Sorry, I know now!\n";

  std::cout << "All your base are belong to us!\n";
}

What scares me, is when a sentient machine realizes that it can use genetic algorithms to reprogram itself and make itself faster, better, smarter...

New human generations are created every 20 years, and it takes millions of years to evolve.

A machine could evolve at a pace incomprehensible to us. Then let it clone itself and evolve in parallel. My only hope is that the machines evolve the greedy gene and compete against themselves more than the humans.

While this research is valuable and AI should be developed. Reaching the singularity really is letting the demon out of the box.
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