JOHAN STEYN: Will AI make us god-like?
Artificial general intelligence will necessitate a rethinking of most of the qualities we associate with uniquely human life: consciousness, purpose, intelligence and the soul
“At this moment in our civilisation, we can create cybernetic individuals who, in just a few short years, will be completely indistinguishable from us. Which leads to an obvious conclusion: we are the gods now.”
Speaking at a TED conference, this individual’s company's ambitious plans for the future are laid out before a captivated audience as he outlines humankind’s major technological advancements. The charismatic billionaire plans to join an interplanetary mission, financed by his corporation, to unearth humanity’s origins. ..