Breaking News
September 10, 2020 - Tauquir got praised for ‘Rupali Josnay’
June 21, 2020 - The tiger hunter chess is infected with corona
June 16, 2020 - (no title)
June 16, 2020 - আবদুল্লাহ বঙ্গবন্ধুর আদর্শের পরীক্ষিত সৈনিক ছিলেন: প্রধানমন্ত্রী
June 16, 2020 - International United Kingdom International news Life-saving drugs have been found in the treatment of corona: BBC
June 12, 2020 - এই সময়ে জ্বর হলে যা করবেন
June 12, 2020 - ‘সরল মনে বললেও বর্ণবাদী মন্তব্য কখনোই নয়’
June 12, 2020 - বাজেট সরকারের সময়োচিত সাহসী চিন্তার ফসল: কাদের
June 12, 2020 - India confirms 8,107 coronavirus deaths
June 12, 2020 - MP Moslem Uddin, 9 other members of family test Covid positive
June 12, 2020 - Mohammad Rassel, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Evaly along with Sushil Chandra Ghosh, Chief Operating Officer of Partex Furniture Industries Limited (PFIL), poses after signing an agreement at the head office of Partex Furniture at Tejgaon in the capital on Wednesday. Under the deal, Partex Furniture will sell a variety of products in Evaly as an approved online-based marketplace.
June 11, 2020 - Chess match
May 29, 2020 - করোনার আগুন (কবিতা)
May 5, 2020 - 90 pc Boro paddy harvested in haor areas: Razzaque
May 5, 2020 - Govt. committed to do everything for agri dev: Shahab Uddin
May 5, 2020 - 54.48 lakh people get relief support in Rajshahi division
May 3, 2020 - BSTI accelerates activities to keep import normal amid COVID-19
April 22, 2020 - Bangladesh reports 10 more deaths, 390 fresh positive cases from COVID-19
April 22, 2020 - Sherpur beggar gets house for setting rare instance of help
April 22, 2020 - IEB launches telemedicine service amid coronavirus crisis
April 22, 2020 - Panthapath landlady sent to jail for evicting helpless tenant
April 20, 2020 - Govt to procure 21 lakh MT food grains this season: PM
April 20, 2020 - 9,097 tonnes of foodstuffs distributed in Rajshahi division
April 20, 2020 - Save the Children piloting free telemedicine consultation services
April 5, 2020 - ছুটি ১৪ এপ্রিল পর্যন্ত বাড়ল
April 5, 2020 - কোভিড-১৯ মোকাবিলায় ৭২,৭৫০ কোটি টাকার প্যাকেজ ঘোষণা করেছেন প্রধানমন্ত্রী
April 5, 2020 - PM unveils Tk 72,750 crore package to overcome Covid-19 impact
April 2, 2020 - সরকারি কর্মকর্তা-কর্মচারীদের মাস্ক ব্যবহারের নির্দেশ প্রধানমন্ত্রীর
April 2, 2020 - সাবেক ভূমিমন্ত্রী শামসুর রহমান শরীফ ডিলু ইন্তেকাল করেছেন
April 2, 2020 - PM mourns death of Shamsur Rahman Sherif, MP

Stephen Hawking warns about use of drones in war

Stephen Hawking

Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned against the use of drones in warfare, with the world caught in “an IT arms race fuelled by unprecedented investment and building on an increasingly mature theoretical foundation”.

The physicist, considered one of the greatest minds in today’s world said: “Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks. In the near term, world militaries are considering autonomous-weapon systems that can choose and eliminate targets; the UN and Human Rights Watch have advocated a treaty banning such weapons. In the medium term, as emphasised by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee in The Second Machine Age, AI may transform our economy to bring both great wealth and great dislocation.”
He says that humanity should learn how to avoid the risks that artificial intelligence (AI) poses to mankind.
In an op-ed in the Independent (UK), Hawking describes a situation in the not-too-distant future where the intelligence of machines could outpace humans.
Stephen Hawking is the director of research at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge and a 2012 Fundamental Physics Prize laureate for his work on quantum gravity.
The pioneering physicist has said the creation of general artificial intelligence systems may be the “greatest event in human history” – but, then again, it could also destroy us.
The physicist said IBM’s Jeopardy! -busting Watson machine, Google Now, Siri, self-driving cars, and Microsoft’s Cortana will all “pale against what the coming decades will bring.”
We are, in Hawking’s words, caught in “an IT arms race fueled by unprecedented investment and building on an increasingly mature theoretical foundation.”
These investments, whether made by huge companies such as Google or startups like Vicarious, have the potential to revolutionize our society.
But Hawking worries that though “success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. … it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks.”
So inevitable is the rise of a general artificial intelligence system that Hawking cautioned that governments and companies are not doing nearly enough to prepare for its arrival.
“If a superior alien civilization sent us a message saying, ‘We’ll arrive in a few decades’, would we just reply, ‘OK, call us when you get here – we’ll leave the lights on’? Probably not – but this is more or less what is happening with AI,” Hawking wrote.
The only way to stave off a societal meltdown when AI arrives is to devote serious research at places such as Cambridge ‘s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, the Future of Humanity Institute, the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, and the Future Life Institute, he said.
Courtesy:Countercurrents.org

About author

AWARD

Reflection Team

বাংলা

আবদুল্লাহ বঙ্গবন্ধুর আদর্শের পরীক্ষিত সৈনিক ছিলেন: প্রধানমন্ত্রী

আবদুল্লাহ বঙ্গবন্ধুর আদর্শের পরীক্ষিত সৈনিক ছিলেন: প্রধানমন্ত্রী

: প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা ধর্ম বিষয়ক প্রতিমন্ত্রী ও একাত্তরের মুক্তিযুদ্ধের প্রবীণ নেতা অ্যাডভোকেট শেখ মোহাম্মদ আবদুল্লাহর মৃত্যুতে শোক জানিয়েছেন। এক…

Recent Video

Photo Gallery

Folder not found
wp-content/uploads/2012/02/