Coming of Age
20+ years in the industry
Interested in the area since the 90s
Read a bunch of blog posts
Extremely muscular body
Humans are great value after all
The robot myth has been used for centuries to discipline the workforce.
Workers might be replaced first by a steam machine, next by an industrial machine and now by an intelligent machine.
-- Antonio Casilli, 2019
The automobile of the day-after-tomorrow will not be driven by the owner, but by itself.
It may be one day a serious offence to drive an automobile on a public highway
The game of chess represented the pinnacle of AI research over several decades
I think we need to consider the hard challenges of AI and not be satisfied with short-term, incremental advances.
Realistically, deep learning is only part of the larger challenge of building intelligent machines.
One pixel attack for fooling deep neural networks
London: Police fine man £90 for hiding from face recognition
AIs are great at optimizing multiple parameters in many-d
Everything becomes an optimization problem
Minimize first principles?
What should we ask?
Don't even know where to start
AI is awesome, but not that awesome
Using AIs is not a blank check
Think about what you are doing
Don't give AIs the kill switch