Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI


Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI
The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, as the legend goes, was invented when two oblivious young people walking around eating boring snacks accidentally crashed into each other on a city street. Grab one while you read about an even better mash-up: the one between machine learning and quantum computers that’ll eventually, accidentally lead to human-level AI. But first, behold the 1980s in all its goofy glory: Now back to our electric dreams of sentient machines that love, care, and think. The path there probably won’t be unlike the one in the video above. Sure, it’s possible some genius will have a…

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