In Vancouver, Nick Bostrom provides an immersive view of what happens when machine learning-enabled AI reach and exceed the intelligence of humans. Bostrom provides some sobering advise: "If you create a really powerful optimization process to maximize process X, you better make sure that your definition of X incoporates everything you care about."
Nick Bostrom: What happens when our computers get smarter than we are?
Artificial intelligence is getting smarter by leaps and bounds - within this century, research suggests, a computer AI could be as "smart" as a human being. And then, says Nick Bostrom, it will overtake us: "Machine intelligence is the last invention that humanity will ever need to make."