AUTOMATION IS A MAJOR PART OF OUR LIVES. By replacing human labor and intelligence with machines, we achieved a standard of living unknown even to royalty in past times. Automation and its recent partner, cybernation, or the wedding of the computer to production, have unleashed a previously unseen rate of outflow of goods and services. The next step, underway now, adds artificial intelligence (AI), computer programming that simulates human decision-making and hypothesis testing, along with self-correction. AI redesigns mechanical and electronic systems to simulate and improve upon human performance. As exciting as these developments are, they are only the beginning.”
from The Best That Money Can’t Buy, by Jacque Fresco.
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