Intelligence is not Artificial

Why the Singularity is not Coming any Time Soon And Other Meditations on the Post-Human Condition and the Future of Intelligence

by piero scaruffi
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(These are excerpts from my book "Intelligence is not Artificial")

Will robots be conscious?

Whenever we discuss A.I. and robots, someone has to ask the question "Will these machines become conscious?" The food industry slaughters 60 billion farmed animals (mammals, birds and fish) every year: why in heaven are we concerned for the consciousness of robots when we are not concerned for the consciousness of mammals and birds, whose brain is so similar to ours?

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