Advanced technology is increasing demonstrating its ability to cause unnatural emotional addiction in humans. Gaming, social media and Internet addiction was just the start. Now people are ‘falling in love’ with robots made to look like opposite sex.
4th Industrial Revolution
The Technocrats building human-displacing robots realize that they are creating a new class of ‘unemployables’ that will necessitate Universal Basic Income (UBI). Eventually, AI will be recognized as anti-human.
There are about 1.5 delivery truck drivers in America who will not be too happy over delivery robots. However, the odds favor rejection by people living in neighborhoods where these are turned loose.
Robots are invading grocery stores throughout America. “Marty” is a limited-purpose robot but will still replace a number of entry-level jobs that are so important for teenagers just entering the workforce.
With every new Smart Home device installed, more information about you is being secretly collected, categorized, analyzed and sold. ‘Decentralized surveillance’ provides a pool of data that can be used to manipulate human behavior.
This is a watershed computer technology that will enable Technocracy on every level: Practical Quantum computing outside of the laboratory. “Q” will find its sweet spot in Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Everything.
This prediction comes from a Chinese venture capitalist based in China who is intent on investing huge sums of capital to make it so. Technocrats have no restraint when it comes to disrupting society, and worse, they have no answers on how to lessen the blows.
Bike and scooter sharing startups around the world are dropping like flies as the public rejects the whole concept. It was a sly scheme to get people out of cars and into bike lanes. In San Francisco, scooters are set on fire and thrown in the ocean by fed up citizens.
Different cultures give different answers, and the there is obviously no rigid commonality between nations. When AI programs are created, however, they must start with a moral judgement as to how their programs will behave.
Here is an interesting opinion piece regarding a very serious moral dilemma facing autonomous vehicles: If their occupants are willing to trust their lives to AI driving, then they should be the first to risk their lives when a choice presents itself. Innocent bystanders should never be put at risk