The Turing Trap: The Promise & Peril of Human-Like Artificial Intelligence

  title={The Turing Trap: The Promise \& Peril of Human-Like Artificial Intelligence},
  author={Erik Brynjolfsson},
Abstract In 1950, Alan Turing proposed a test of whether a machine was intelligent: could a machine imitate a human so well that its answers to questions were indistinguishable from a human's? Ever since, creating intelligence that matches human intelligence has implicitly or explicitly been the goal of thousands of researchers, engineers, and entrepreneurs. The benefits of human-like artificial intelligence (HLAI) include soaring productivity, increased leisure, and perhaps most profoundly a… 
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