Should There Be Regulation On Artificial Intelligence To Prevent a “Rise Of The Machines”?

Myrtle Beach, SC, Orlando, FL August 27, 2015

Gastonia, NC Correspondent-
Hawking, Musk and Gates are really smart guys, and while I’m tempted to give them credit for foresight here and get behind efforts to “pre-regulate” artificial intelligence before Skynet comes on line and starts wiping us all out, I simply can’t bring myself to buy into their doomsday scenario.   The human brain is an insanely complex web of neurons, dendrites and other components my one year of college biology doesn’t allow me to recall clearly.  The most powerful computer on Earth can’t do 1/1000th of what a human brain can do.  It may be able to calculate Pi to tremendous length, beat us at chess, calculate the proper trajectory for a spacecraft to land on Mars or tell traffic lights in what sequence to operate to keep the cars flowing, but it’s actually very limited. Continue reading