In 2007 IBM began a research project to build a supercomputer that could quickly and accurately understand questions. Seven years later, the computer called Watson has shrunk in size and is now going mobile – IBM has challenged developers to come up with ways to take advantage of its computing power. BBC Click’s Sumi Das finds out how one company is using Watson to help customers choose the right product. (1)
Soon computers will define our lives.
Soon our lives will be nothing more than functions inside programs.
We have CHOSEN to denounce our very own nature.
We have CHOSEN to become computers.
Yes, AI will finally succeed.
But not because it will have created artificial intelligence similar to ours.
But because our intelligence will have been degraded to the level of a computer.
We can be whatever we want to be.
And we have chosen poorly…