Human intelligence is not information processing and it is possible to refute both trans-humanism and dualism

When observing the progress of artificial intelligence, we often come to think about the nature and the limits of human intelligence. Deep learning with its amazing performances, can now perform tasks that were totally impossible with conventional programing or less elaborate machine learning. Deep learning is based on a simple…

Arguments and counterarguments about whether consciousness could emerge from Artificial Intelligence

It has been common since a few years, to read that computers will achieve human-level intelligence in the next decades and even acquire subjective experience and consciousness. The next anticipated step is Intelligence Explosion or Super Intelligence, leading to the creation of a new species of artificial entities replacing or…

Laurent Ach

Director Europe, Rakuten Institute of Technology

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