Could AI destroy humanity? Experts warn of ‘catastrophic consequences’

Anyone who’s spent any time on the internet will have encountered the ‘Captcha’ test. These are the mildly annoying but straightforward requests to decipher a distorted sequence of letters or to identify objects in a picture, thereby proving you’re a ‘human’ rather than a ‘robot’. The system has generally worked well until recently, when a … Read more

ChatGPT Heralds an Intellectual Revolution

A new technology bids to transform the human cognitive process as it has not been shaken up since the invention of printing. The technology that printed the Gutenberg Bible in 1455 made abstract human thought communicable generally and rapidly. But new technology today reverses that process. Whereas the printing press caused a profusion of modern … Read more