At the Ted Conference, the summit meeting of those who believe in the future, artificial intelligence is dominating the debates. And the question of whether it will destroy humanity.
Attention economy works quite simply. Short test: After which start do you read, listen, look, click more? Artificial intelligence (AI) is a threat to humanity that, according to the latest calculations, has a 99 percent probability of being so technology is wiped out. Or: Artificial intelligence is a challenge for the rules of society, which must be redesigned in the context of all new technologies. At least that was the scope of the discussion at the Ted Conference in Vancouver, the summit meeting of those who believe in the future, a type of people that can be found disproportionately in the digital industries, the natural sciences and on the American west coast.