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Are The Robots About To Rise? Google’s New Director Of Engineering Thinks So…

Written by on February 25, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Are The Robots About To Rise? Google’s New Director Of Engineering Thinks So…

Ray Kurzweil popularized the Terminator-like moment he called the ‘singularity’, when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking. But now the man who hopes to be immortal is involved in the very same quest – on behalf of the tech behemoth Google.

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Economic Elite Announce Plan to Replace Human Labor with Machines

Written by on February 9, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Economic Elite Announce Plan to Replace Human Labor with Machines

Speaking at the recent Davos economic conference – widely considered to be the elite economic forum to discuss trends and political strategy – an expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning, Jeremy Howard, had some stunning announcements that indicate a major shift in employment is set to occur very soon. As Howard states in the video below, we have hit a critical threshold where machine intelligence is performing better than even the leading experts in the fields of medicine, science, and banking among others. This has vast ramifications, as this crossover coincides also with the replacement of skilled and non-skilled human labor with robots. Between the two events, people from all economic classes are being threatened with replacement in an unprecedented way. It is being called technological unemployment – a type of permanent unemployment that greatly exacerbates our current recession/depression, because the lost jobs most likely will never return.

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