Elon Musk was in Dubai on February 13 to officially announce that Tesla would soon open a showroom there and is working to install 5 new Superchargers in the United Arab Emirates. Musk being Musk, he didn’t fly halfway around the world just to cut a ceremonial ribbon. He also addressed the World Government Summit in Dubai while he was there. Here is some of what he had to say.
‘Rise’ – by David Karlak
It’s us or them.
This is the dark conclusion that humans have reached in David Karlak’s short film “Rise.” In the near future, robots have developed advanced emotional sophistication and their human creators don’t like it. What should have been a simple and violent extermination of artificial life proves harder when a captured robot demonstrates that the human aggressors are biting off more than they can chew.
Elon Musk is advocating for the transhumanism agenda. Bad news.
Elon Musk claims that humans are at risk of becoming the dumb “house pets” of artificial intelligence, unless we implant technology into our brains to help us compete with machine learning of the future.
In a public talk and on Twitter last week, Musk announced that a ‘neural lace’ – which is basically a brain implant that can augment natural intelligence by hooking us up to computers – will be the key to maintaining our authority as a species.
Within some circles in the scientific community, debate rages about whether computers will achieve technological singularity (TS) or strong artificial intelligence (AI)–in other words, self-recognition or human consciousness within a computer–within the next few decades.
PayPal is working on a new generation of embeddable, injectable and ingestible devices that could replace passwords as a means of identification.