Will A.I. Be the Death of Us?

Will A.I. Be the Death of Us?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 474 , Segment 5

Episode: Police Perspectives, Baby Talk, Obesity

  • Jan 25, 2017
  • 22:42 mins

Guest: Matt Johnson, PhD, Department of Computer Science Chair, California State University, East Bay Does the thought of robots that can learn and take over human functions seem scary? A robot to clean your house is one thing, but a robot that can outsmart you, and maybe prevent you from doing something you want to do—that’s something else altogether. In the here-and-now, robots and automation on assembly lines have elbowed out millions of human workers worldwide. Anger over those job losses contributed to President Trump’s election victory. So what are the real opportunities and threats posed by artificial intelligence?

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