Hyping Artificial Intelligence Hinders Innovation
When AI is equated with human intelligence, innovation suffers. While artificial intelligence can help to improve our world, many people believe the myth that it can reach beyond the limits of its programming. Andrew McDiarmid, senior fellow at Discovery Institute, discusses the limitations and dangers of AI with Erik Larson, author of the new book The Myth of Artificial Intelligence.
- 00:44 | Introducing Erik Larson
- 01:59 | What is the AI Landscape?
- 04:03 | How did Erik become interested in AI?
- 12:39 | Mind and Machine
- 16:40 | The Simplified World
- 20:48 | Different Types of Reasoning and AI
- 29:53 | Lessons from the Past
- 34:02 | The Human Brain Project
- 38:23 | AI in the Future
- 42:27 | AI and Big Tech
- 53:58 | Turn it Off
- 57:41 | Stuck in the Modern World
- 58:51 | Human Exceptionalism
- Buy Erik Larson’s book: The Myth of Artificial Intelligence.
- Andrew McDiarmid at Discovery.org
- Erik Larson at Discovery.org
- The difference between deductive, inductive, and abductive reasoning.
- The Alan Turing Machine
- The Turing Test
- The Human Brain Project
- Buy Shoshana Zuboff’s book: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
- Buy Jaron Lanier’s Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now