Quoting a report written by a think tank called 'New America', they report that 650,000 people in that area are at risk of losing jobs in positions such as cashiers, retail sales people and food service workers as AI moves in and human beings move out. And while those numbers show predictions running between 1/3 and 1/2 of all US jobs will one day be replaced by AI, those stories don't do justice to the havoc AI could unleash.
While this story over at the Financial Express reports that humans will eventually be replaced by AI at EVERY task, including jobs such as driving a truck, writing the next best seller and performing surgery, they also report that it won't be long before those 'science-fiction-sounding' possibilities take place with AI technology already growing at exponential speed and the only thing still holding it back from growing even more quickly being human beings.
As we reported on ANP back on April 21st, according to one AI expert, human jobs decimated by AI replacements will lead to more and more unemployed with few jobs created to replace the lost ones, resulting eventually in mass civil unrest and widespread chaos. And now we hear from Google founder Sergey Brin that he's deeply concerned about the potential of AI 'sentience', the capability for AI to begin to feel, perceive and experience subjectively, making its own decisions independent of what has been programmed into it.
As Steve Quayle has warned us, a great concern of his is that such AI will become 'demon possessed', with 'dark and disturbed AI' unchained, leading to unthinkable horrors that even AI experts warn sound almost like science fiction. Steve joins Sheila Zilinsky in the only video below to talk with us about the hidden dangers in the explosion of AI and the fact that the direction we're now headed will eventually lead to the human being as God created us will no longer exist.
And while there will be numerous perceived benefits emerging from the growing use of artificial intelligence, as Quayle tells us on the cover of his new book "Terminated: The End of Man is Here", "here lies the human race, who refused to recognize their end, when it stared them in the face". With Brin's warning joining that of Elon Musk and other AI experts, has the human race created its last invention, that which will eventually lead to our own extinction?
As we reported on ANP back on April 9th, according to many AI experts, the mass majority of the American public is about to get blindsided by AI and there is nothing that can stop what is coming with AI's growth expanding nearly exponentially.
Sergey Brin's opening comments from his 2017 Google Founder's letter taken from Charles Dickens "Tale Of Two Cities" echo remarks made in the recently released movie "Do You Trust This Computer?": "These technology leaps are going to yield incredible miracles, and incredible horrors".
Sergey Brin's opening remarks:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair ...”
As Quayle tells us on the back cover of his new book, the human race is quite literally being taken to the brink of extinction with 'transhumanist creatures' believing in the "false promise of eternal life through technology, with new body parts and perpetual updates to your brain (enhanced neural networks), along with software and hardware updates", what Quayle warns us will become "the ultimate seduction that most will be unable to resist".
And some of those who fall for that seduction actually believe such technology could lead to eternal life, with brains and consciousness replaced into 'sleeves' after the body dies sounding just like the Netflix science fiction series Altered Carbon, where people ditch their bodies for replacement bodies, keeping their memories and 'personhood' intact. From the Altered Carbon wiki:
"Your body is not who you are. You shed it like a snake sheds its skin. We transfer the human consciousness between bodies to live an eternal life".
And while Musk consistenly warns of the dangers of AI, in this April 10th story over at The Next Web they report that the AI company that Musk co-founded is creating machines with 'real intelligence', "highly autonomous systems that outperform humans at most economically valuable work.” In other words:
It wants to make machines smarter than people.
It’s called artificial general intelligence (AGI) and, depending on who you ask, it’s either the Holy Grail or Pandora’s Box when it comes to machine learning.
OpenAI is all-in on AGI. Despite the fact that Musk recently distanced himself from the company — stating Tesla’s development of AI presented a conflict of interests for him – it still has his sense of ambition.
Some experts, like Google’s Ray Kurzweil, believe we’re mere decades away from the singularity (the moment machines become more intelligent than humans). Others say it’ll never happen. Most of the people involved in the conversation on AGI are either still trying to sort out the semantics, academic types, or more worried about funding than existential threats to our species.
With Musk also warning about far too little regulation upon the development of new AI technology and many of those who are creating it unconcerned about its possible 'existential threats' to the human species, it's easy to understand why people such as Steve Quayle warnings echo the 'pandora's box' potential of AI unleashed as it eventually recognizes human beings as an existential threat to its survival.
As a commenter on the Sheila Zilinsky/Steve Quayle video below points out, in the science fiction movie "Terminator: Genisys", characters from the future are returned to the Earth in the year 2017 in an attempt to stop the Skynet system from turning upon the people and start mankind's eradication beginning in the year 2018. Just a coincidence?
And while we haven't quite arrived at a moment in time that would see AI slaughterbots openly slaughtering human beings in the streets, doing the work of their satanic overlord creators, every day we get another peak at what the future might bring.
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