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Machines won’t think like people—how do we deal with the disappointment?

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                  Jonathan Bartlett

Jonathan Bartlett (our johnnyb) offers some thoughts on a new model of machine intelligence:

So they won’t think like people but it will seem that way.

If you read between the lines, the “new model” of general AI being proposed is that we won’t develop a general AI. Framing this as a “new model” of general AI is simply to avoid being labeled as a pessimist.

Jonathan Bartlett, “How do you explain that machines won’t really think like people?” at Mind Matters News

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See also: See also: Why I doubt that AI can match the human mind (Jonathan Bartlett)

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Could AI think like a human, given infinite resources? (Eric Holloway)


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