Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Philosophy Wire: Learning from… ?


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2018-02-28]: In debates over the future of artificial intelligence, many experts think of the new systems as coldly logical and objectively rational. But in a new study, researchers have demonstrated how machines can be reflections of us, their creators, in potentially problematic ways. AI systems learning through reading text in the WWW tend to catch up quickly on prejudices which dominate human thinking. [1]

The child learns from its parents.
The computer from its designer.
Humans from…?

It is the simple questions which are the most revealing ones…

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