There is a development race on amongst global corporations to promote urbanization as a way to reap trillions for themselves. Understand that this is not really about ‘sustainability’ or the environment: It is about new forms of economic development that did not exist before, but are now possible. It is about tapping into the public purse directly and without limit.
April 13, 2017
When there are hundreds of delivery robots competing for sidewalk space, they won’t be so ‘cute’ anymore. Technocrats build because they can, not because they ever thought about unintended consequences.
An AI program that learns from what humans know and write about, would naturally pick up on all the biases and figure that they are normal. Basically, this implies that the negative aspects of human behavior will simply be rolled over onto Artificial Intelligence. ⁃