The Larch: Do we have robots that are smart as cats yet? How can we tell that they're as smart as a cat? Do they sit around all day licking their own butts? Do they chase laser pointers? Do they run away and hide after tthey've knocked something off the table?The problem with AI isn't how smart it will be. The problem with AI is how damned stupid it will turn out to be.
dittybopper: Muta: Over several million years of evolution, modern humans have already outcompeted several primates and other human species, such as Denisovans, hobbitlike creatures dubbed Homo floresiensis, and NeanderthalsHaving a bunch of little hobbits running around would have been cool. We suck.No, we don't suck. We're very, very, *VERY* good at what we do. That's how we've come to dominate the planet.
Sybarite: As was foretold.[37.media.tumblr.com image 410x309]
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