Disadvantages Of Artificial Intelligence

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In attempting to define the term ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI), it can be put into these four general categories: machines that think like humans, machines that act like humans, machines that think rationally, and machines that act rationally. The differences amongst these classifications may be very subtle. A straightforward definition of AI can be given as ‘the study of getting computers to carry out simple, cognitive human tasks’. (Emspak 2016) Robots are the machines which can be used to carry out certain jobs, either on their own or with the help of instructions from a person. The study of such machines is known as ‘robotics’. (May 2015)
Artificial intelligence is an integral component in the field of robotics. AI robots
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There have been many applications of this technology in many different areas of life. It is utilized in making human jobs and everyday life much simpler. However, aside from its present and possible future advantages, certain downsides exist in the development and advancement of this field. One substantial concern is fear of the unknown. In creating this new form of intelligence, there is no telling what it will be capable of and what the eventual consequences will be. Many scientists believe that in continuing down this research path, AI robots will pose an uncontrollable threat to humans. (FLI - Future of Life Institute …show more content…
• 1950 – publishing of the paper ‘Computing Machinery and Intelligence’ by mathematician, Alan Turing, which opened the doors to the field that would be called AI and to the computer revolution; Turing proposes a test to determine whether or not a machine can really think for itself
• Marvin Minsky and Dean Edmonds built the first neutral net machine, the SNARC
• 1955 – design of ‘The Logic Theorist’ by Simon and Newell (considered to be the first AI program)
• 1956 – the term ‘artificial intelligence’ is coined by computer scientist, John McCarthy; George Devol and Joseph Engelberger form the first robotics company, ‘Unimation’
• 1957 – development of the general problem solver by the Rand-Carnegie team to deal with theorem proofs, geometric problems and chess playing; the Soviet Union launches the first artificial orbiting satellite, ‘Sputnik’
• 1958 – creation of the LISP, a programming language, by John McCarthy
• 1959 – The Servomechanisms Laboratory demonstrates, for the first time, computer-assisted manufacturing
• 1961 – the first industrial robot, Unimate, works on a General Motors assembly line
• 1966 – the Artificial Intelligence Center begins development of the first mobile robot,