We moeten stoppen elkaar angst aan te praten over een naderende robot-apocalyps. In doemscenario’s over verdwijnende banen door kunstmatige intelligentie worden mensen structureel onderschat, schrijft Robert Went. En de mogelijkheden van nieuwe technologieën? Die overschatten we des te meer.
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When I said it sounded like a security camera that moves around, Stephens seemed offended.
“That oversimplifies it because there are so many sensors,” he said. And he said criminals would be deterred by “the gut-wrenching feeling of an intimidating physical presence.”
De grenzen tussen dieren, mensen en dingen vervagen. Hebben we dan straks relaties met tafels en gamen we met varkens? Voor onze serie over het einde van de mens als maat der dingen gingen Anoek Nuyens en ik in gesprek met vier jonge denkers over dit nieuwe, allesomvattende wereldbeeld.