In this week’s talk from the Institute of Art and Ideas, the panel considers the potential of artificial minds.
Turing has been joined by Hawking and others claiming computers could overtake humanity. Yet computers have struggled to even identify as simple an object as a banana. Will machines soon match their makers? Or is it hype and real AI remains elusive because we have misunderstood the nature of both thought and machines?
This video was produced by The Institute of Art and Ideas and is republished here with permission. It was filmed at HowTheLightGetsIn 2016 alongside 200 other debates and talks, all available for free at IAI TV. Tickets for HowTheLightGetsIn 2018 are now on sale — for the launch lineup and more information, click here.