What is the singularity? Will the computers rise up, should we be afraid? Greg Foot explains. Footnote 1 – https://archive.org/stream/bulletinof64pt3.2oxtomiss/bulletinof64pt3.2oxtomiss_djvu.txt Footnote 2 – http://www.techinsider.io/ray-kurzweil-law-of-accelerating-returns-2015-5 Footnote 3 – https://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2012/08/is-the-singularity-near-or-has-its-time-already-passed.html and http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/ethics/waiting-for-the-rapture Footnote 4 – “The Rapture of The Geeks” by Richard Dooling – Chapter six Footnote 5 – http://www.turing.org.uk/scrapbook/test.html Footnote 6 – http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150724-the-problem-with-the-turing-test Footnote 7 – http://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/releases/PR583836.aspx Footnote 8 – http://www.i-programmer.info/babbages-bag/297-artificial-intelligence.html Footnote 9 – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32334573 Footnote 10 – http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/01/ibms-watson-memorized-the-entire-urban-dictionary-then-his-overlords-had-to-delete-it/267047/ Footnote 11 – http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/imaging/the-consciousness-conundrum Footnote 12 – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32334573 Footnote 13 – https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22730380-400-can-software-suffer-death-and-pain-in-digital-brains/ Footnote 14 – http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/163051-simulating-1-second-of-human-brain-activity-takes-82944-processors and http://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2012/feb/28/how-many-neurons-human-brain Footnote 15 – http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/imaging/the-consciousness-conundrum and http://www.nature.com/news/neuroscience-where-is-the-brain-in-the-human-brain-project-1.15803 Footnote 16 – http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/aug/18/first-almost-fully-formed-human-brain-grown-in-lab-researchers-claim Footnote 17 – http://www.wired.com/2014/11/countdown-to-zero-day-stuxnet/ Footnote 18 – http://www.technologyreview.com/view/527336/do-we-need-asimovs-laws/ Footnote 19 – http://io9.com/why-asimovs-three-laws-of-robotics-cant-protect-us-1553665410 Subscribe for more awesome science – http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV
Greg Foot explains how computers can recognise our faces by looking at us and what we might be able to do with it in the future. Footnote 1- https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook/making-photo-tagging-easier/467145887130 Footnote 2 – https://research.facebook.com/publications/480567225376225/deepface-closing-the-gap-to-human-level-performance-in-face-verification/ Footnote 3 – http://www.forbes.com/sites/amitchowdhry/2014/03/18/facebooks-deepface-software-can-match-faces-with-97-25-accuracy/ Footnote 4 – http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/human-faces-evolved-to-be-recognisable-scientists-say-9736384.html Footnote 5 – http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/human-faces-evolved-to-be-recognisable-scientists-say-9736384.html Footnote 6 – http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120209-why-names-and-faces-are-so-vexing Footnote 7 – ]http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/high-tech-gadgets/facial-recognition1.htm Footnote 8 – ]http://news.sciencemag.org/social-sciences/2015/02/facebook-will-soon-be-able-id-you-any-photo Footnote 9 – http://news.sciencemag.org/social-sciences/2015/02/facebook-will-soon-be-able-id-you-any-photo Footnote 10 – http://www.criticalcommons.org/Members/ccManager/clips/face-recognition-used-by-a-bond-villain-in-a-view/view Footnote 11 – http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/download-festival-facial-recognition-technology-used-at-event-could-be-coming-to-festivals-nationwide-10316922.html Footnote 12 – http://www.inferse.com/34105/mastercards-selfie-authentication-takes-advantage-photo-feature-popularity/ Footnote 13 – https://vimeo.com/96148396 Footnote 14 – http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/prosopagnosia/Pages/Introduction.aspx Footnote 15 – http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/may/04/facial-recognition-technology-identity-tesco-ethical-issues Footnote 16 – http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/may/04/facial-recognition-technology-identity-tesco-ethical-issues Footnote 17 – http://gizmodo.com/these-glasses-block-facial-recognition-technology-172282608 Footnote 18 – http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/high-tech-gadgets/facial-recognition3.htm Subscribe for more awesome science – http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV