Should We Fear or Welcome the Singularity? Nobel Week Dialogue 2015 – The Future of Intelligence

Should science and society welcome ‘the singularity’ – the idea of the hypothetical moment in time when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence?

Panelists: Harry Shum (Microsoft Research EVP of Tech), Max Tegmark (Cosmologist, MIT) Stuart Russell (Prof. of Computer Science, UC Berkeley) and Ray Kurzweil (Futurist, Google Director of Engineering). Moderator: Margaret Boden (Prof. of Cognitive Science, Uni. of Sussex).

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This debate is from the 2015 edition of the meeting, held in Gothenburg, Sweden on 9 Dec.