Archives for Artificial Intelligence

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 5/28/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Many of us have become accustomed to being on surveillance cameras pretty much everyday in grocery stores, at gas stations, in banks, and in a lot of other places where we might not even notice them. Ever wonder what becomes of the images those cameras capture, and according to what rules those images can be used, and by whom? The answers may be a bit surprising.

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 5/21/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Seen the movie Ex Machina? It raises, in a gentle way, big questions about the relationship of humans to the artificial intelligences we are trying to create. People such as Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk are warning that we are not thinking deeply enough about creating artificial intelligence agents and that our AI creations could, someday down the road, mean the end of the human race. Might be worth considering that possibility now while there is still time.