Who Will Really Lose Their Job to ChatGPT and Kin?

Who Will Really Lose Their Job to ChatGPT and Kin?

The answer: relatively few. Instead, the nature of very many jobs will change as ChatGPT and other AI critters are incorporated into the workplace. Humans are different from AI, and are still vital to most activities and jobs. Will workers continue to lose their jobs for whatever reasons, as always? Of course. AI has become just another reason among many.

AI, Transhumanism, and Superintelligence

AI, Transhumanism, and Superintelligence

We humans are being remade today using many advanced technologies. Into what is as-yet unclear, but the direction such efforts are headed seems terrifying. Are we going to become obsolete and be replaced by transhumans? Or maybe these efforts are doomed ultimately to fail because we humans are much more than just biochemical thinking and feeling machines?

A World Ruled By Superhuman AI? Not Likely, But …

A World Ruled By Superhuman AI? Not Likely, But …

From a professor of computer science at UC Berkeley: “The arrival of superhuman machine intelligence will be the biggest event in human history.” The NY Times article was titled “How to Stop Superhuman AI Before It Stops Us”. Interesting conjecture, but is such a happening truly possible, and if so, at all likely? There is at least one very good reason why not.

Deepfakes — Yet Another Joy From AI Technology

Deepfakes — Yet Another Joy From AI Technology

Is your facial image stored somewhere on the web? Today, for virtually all of us, the answer likely is yes. This means that our facial images are available, probably not for good purposes, to be used in creating deepfakes. Another application of AI, which I did not know about until very recently. This is something we all need to know about.