The dangers of artificial intelligence are ours
I come to the conclusion of the previous 3 articles. My final thesis is this: human intelligence has come very close to the one we imagined artificial: a collective mind, hyperconnected, continually swallowing masses of information, with a multifaceted personality, difficult to define. This description applies more and more to the modern researcher, but also to the surfer in general. Our mind is an individual search engine for information. It rarely stops to make a synthesis. It absorbs those found in the same streams. The result is less and less personal. Minds clone themselves through networks. General standardization only masked by the extraordinary multiplication of accessible brains, from a large pre-digital tribe to seven billion potential contacts today.
We are the artificial intelligences of our ancestors
There is no doubt that we would largely correspond, for our ancestors of the past century, to the idea they had of artificial intelligences. My grandmother, at 105, said she no longer understood young people. She once confessed to me that she kindly said that they appeared to her as the somewhat scary robots used by science fiction movies in her time.
Perhaps the work on artificial intelligence will finally push us to ask ourselves what makes us truly human, to build new organizations for the soliTaire vs the soliDaire, to use these intelligences to improve us, to open up the search for its isolationism?