The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity [Audiobook]

English | ASIN: B07P5TJGLJ | 2019 | [email protected] kbps | ~09:35:00 | 261 MB

A choice-to-arms concerning the damaged nature of synthetic intelligence, and the robust firms which might be turning the human-machine dating on its head.

We love to assume that we’re in regulate of the way forward for “synthetic” intelligence. The fact, despite the fact that, is that we – the on a regular basis folks whose knowledge powers AI – are not in truth in regulate of anything else. When, for instance, we talk with Alexa, we give a contribution that knowledge to a device we will’t see and don’t have any enter into – one in large part loose from law or oversight. The giant 9 firms – Amazon, Google, Facebook, Tencent, Baidu, Alibaba, Microsoft, IBM and Apple – are the brand new gods of AI and are short-changing our futures to harvest speedy monetary achieve.

In this e book, Amy Webb finds the pervasive, invisible tactics during which the principles of AI – the folks running at the device, their motivations, the generation itself – is damaged. Within our lifetimes, AI will, by way of design, start to behave unpredictably, pondering and performing in tactics which defy human common sense. The giant 9 firms could also be inadvertently development and enabling huge arrays of clever programs that do not proportion our motivations, wants, or hopes for the way forward for humanity.

Much greater than a passionate, human-centered call-to-arms, this e book delivers a method for replacing path, and offers a trail for freeing us from algorithmic decision-makers and robust firms.