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The US Air Force is working on general artificial intelligence

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https://thenextweb.com/artificial-i...s-working-on-general-artificial-intelligence/
"The term GAI refers to an artificial intelligence with human-level or better cognition. Basically, when people argue that today’s AI isn’t “real AI,” they’re confusing the terminology with GAI: machines that think.

Deep within the cavernous expanses of the US Air Force research laboratories a scientist named Paul Yaworsky toils away endlessly in a quest to make America’s aircraft intelligent beings of sheer destruction. Or, maybe he’s trying to bring the office coffee pot to life, we really don’t know his end-game.

What we do know comes from a pre-published research paper we found on ArXiv that was just begging for a hyperbolic headline. Maybe “US Air Force developing robots that can think and commit murder,” or something like that."

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To be honest, I don't think this is something really new but this is a very creepy way of explaining on how the air force is developing robots.
 

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Back in the early '90's I worked as the tech editor of a software development firm whose contracts/AI proposals and projects were primarily with the Air Force. I don't know how long the Air Force has been researching and developing, but it's been at least since the late '80's.
 

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https://thenextweb.com/artificial-i...s-working-on-general-artificial-intelligence/
"The term GAI refers to an artificial intelligence with human-level or better cognition. Basically, when people argue that today’s AI isn’t “real AI,” they’re confusing the terminology with GAI: machines that think.

Deep within the cavernous expanses of the US Air Force research laboratories a scientist named Paul Yaworsky toils away endlessly in a quest to make America’s aircraft intelligent beings of sheer destruction. Or, maybe he’s trying to bring the office coffee pot to life, we really don’t know his end-game.

What we do know comes from a pre-published research paper we found on ArXiv that was just begging for a hyperbolic headline. Maybe “US Air Force developing robots that can think and commit murder,” or something like that."

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To be honest, I don't think this is something really new but this is a very creepy way of explaining on how the air force is developing robots.
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What, OP-er? It's not clear to me whether you think the ideas in Yaworsky's paper are what be creepy or whether you think Tristan Greene's article is creepy.

I just read Yaworsky's paper to which Greene referred, and it doesn't strike me as creepy at all. The closest thing to creepy that I can find in the two is Neil Conway's photograph that accompanies Greene's article.
 

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I've seen "models" like these before. They've been proposed since at least the 1970s. There's no reason to think they're correct, as far as I can tell...which doesn't stop people from proposing them, apparently.
 
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