Mind-reading AI May Spell End to Humanity

Mind-reading AI may spell end to humanity as we know it, but not because it will enslave us – Zizek

Published time: 7 Sep, 2019 07:51


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Technologies linking human consciousness to any sort of a cloud computing service could not just open the way for totalitarian mind control, but destroy the very essence of human relations, philosopher Slavoj Zizek says.
A computer that can read the thoughts of many people at once would make normal human life impossible, the Slovenian cultural philosopher told RT in the wake of the World Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference in Shanghai, which saw Alibaba’s chairman Jack Ma and Tesla CEO Elon Musk clashing over the future of AI.
https://www.rt.com/news/468228-mind-reading-computer-humanity-zizek/

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