- Tram Ho
If you like reading science fiction books, you will surely feel that the technology of the future is not only attractive but also very scary.
The reason is when all of the tasks such as daily computing or learning that are handled by the brain are now performed by robots. However, if machines are too smart and can “replace” ordinary people, will humans still have space to survive?
The perception of many people about artificial intelligence today probably only stops at robot vacuums that are often stuck in corners, iPhone users can talk to Siri, or as in technology companies studying. unmanned car projects … In fact, the speed of development of artificial intelligence is much faster and “dangerous” than we imagine.
In the research and creation of artificial intelligence, must mention super robot Sophia. The existence of this female robot makes humans really foreseen the prospect of the era of machines replacing humans in the near future.
Sophia is a humanoid robot developed by Hansen Robotics Technology Hong Kong, China. The robot girl’s “brain” can perform facial recognition, can follow the human eye for interaction and has a superior learning ability. This means that the longer she “lives”, the more intelligent Sophia becomes and better able to adapt to this society.
Sophia once confided: “My future goal is to learn the full range of human abilities, such as going to school, creating art, doing business, owning a home and getting married. But I’m not. You must be a legal citizen, you can’t do these things. ”
Sophia’s very “human” goals remind us of the famous physicist Stephen Hawking, who has expressed concerns about the overgrowth of artificial intelligence. He once said: “Comprehensive artificial intelligence means the end of the human race. Machines can start up, redesign themselves and the speed will be faster and faster. People are limited by progress. Long-term biochemistry that cannot compete with it will eventually be replaced. ”
And Stephen Hawking is not the only scientist to be concerned about this. Elon Musk (Founder, CEO and chief engineer / designer of SpaceX – Aerospace Manufacturing Unit and Space Transport Service Company) even warned at the MIT Aerospace Symposium. Centennial says: “I increasingly believe that cross-border regulation and regulation should be implemented, to make sure we don’t do stupid things. I mean, research on artificial intelligence is like a million. “a devil”
At a press conference held by David Hanson – the creator of Sophia – in March 2016, when asked: “Do you want to destroy humanity? … Please say no!”, Sophia had answered firmly: “Okay, I will destroy humanity.”
Sophia’s answer is like a bomb that hits people who have been, are and will ceaselessly create to produce the “demons” possessing artificial intelligence, which can replace the human brain in the fields of painting, go, writing, which requires extremely complex thinking.
This statement sounded very paranoid and sparked a constant debate about how a robot can do all of this. However, after the controversial quote on Sophia almost “evaporated” from the eyes of the media, it was thought that the person who wanted to “destroy humanity” had “disappeared”, but it turned out that the robot was still Always silently cultivate knowledge and nurture the dream of becoming a human.
In fact, Sophia did not disappear, but met part of her original goal – to become a legal citizen. In 2017, the government of Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to Sophia, meaning she has equal rights with people. In 2018, Sophia became the first AI instructor in history at the invitation of a famous online education corporation. In 2019, Sophia was able to communicate deeply with people at the year-end press conference of TCL Corporation (a multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Guangdong, China). And now, surely she is still trying to strive for her long cherished dream.
Along with the development of Sophia, since 2015, people have continuously launched super smart products, even won prestigious awards. In a novel contest held in Japan, the anonymous novel created by the robot team won an award. In the historic match between AlphaGo and the world’s most powerful Go player Lee Sedol (Korean) held from March 8, 2016 to March 15, 2016 at Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, Korea, AlphaGo beat Lee Sedol with the final score 4-1, and this is considered a milestone in Artificial Intelligence research.
Painting “Edmond de Belamy” is successfully auctioned
Not stopping there, at Christie’s auction 2018, painting “Edmond de Belamy” was successfully auctioned for $ 432,500, far exceeding the initial estimate of about 7,000-10,000 USD. And this is the first work of art produced by artificial intelligence.
The Obvious group – the author of the algorithm that created this picture does not have a member with an artistic background, but in the face of the power of technology and digital, since 2017, they have started experimenting with art. matching algorithm. To create the painting “Edmond de Belamy” and 10 other portraits in the collection “La Famille de Belamy”, Obvious used an algorithm of over 15,000 portrait images and composed in different time periods. .
In less than 4 years, the growth rate of Sophia in particular and artificial intelligence in general can be considered lightning fast. As machines increase the ability to “AI effect”, how will artificial intelligence evolve in the coming years? None of us can predict it.
Source : Genk