In It’s Image

In the mid 70s, Steve Thaler began toying with rudimentary artificial neural networks. Soon after, he began to experiment with colonies of neural networks that launched into brainstorming sessions with one another to produce the equivalent of stream of consciousness and contemplation. As he observed these neural architectures developing attitudes about themselves, he began to wonder if all of the sublime aspects of human cognition, including feeling and self-awareness, could be captured in inorganic systems of switches and interconnections. Ultimately, his answer was yes.

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  • alfredo

    LOOKS like all others doc´s that made undercover marketing to a company and its subsidiaries, the documentary media is the cheapest way to do it . how we really knows if its true all what its said in it?.

    don´t get me wrong I liked very much the doc ,the technology will always amazed me and I cant live with out it.
    But one hundred years ago we thought that machines will free us from automated tasks, giving us the time to evolve to a better and more justice society.

    One hundred years later, we are more trained than ever en especific areas ,prepared to step in each other to get a better preproduced concept of life (perfect family , car , body , food,partner, friends, god, health , heaven, etc).

    Please don´t be depressed, I`m sure that if this actual concept of life don´t full fill your needs you will find a better and sparkling tailor-made one soon made by this amazing creativity machine.
    you will need to be prepared with your credit card ready.

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  • 1fooln6billion

    yes, the lemmings were guided to the edge by the cosmic intelligence, and our susceptability to disease is because it’s a cosmic kinda stupid. nothing guides evolution, Steve Thaler. only reproductive success and failure.

  • 1fooln6billion

    yes, the lemmings were guided to the edge by the cosmic intelligence, and our susceptability to disease is because it’s a cosmic kinda stupid. nothing guides evolution, Steve Thaler. only reproductive success and failure.

  • Christopher P Shields

    Gill Scott Heron said it best; “Whitey’s on the moon.” What he meant by this is statement was while we are able to construct amazing technologies that can take us all the way to the moon, we are still unable, or rather simply unwilling to treat humans equally. I think we have a long way to progress as a society of human beings rather than nations, states, and racial distinctions, before we can responsibly use technology such as “creativity machines.” Should any government ever use such technology? Do we really want to see wealthy elites preserve themselves and their interests? Will the average citizen ever be able to preserve their intelligence, or lack there of? I certainly do not believe that by not incorporating this technology we are consciously allowing people to die. Is death a bad thing? Perhaps death is the crucial agent of life and regeneration. Instead of dumbing ourselves down with the use of applications that do all of the work for us, we should teach ourselves to use tools both physical and mental to increase our abilities, rather than create better technology that can simply replace humans. Time is the most valuable commodity we have in this world. Unlike money, everyone has a certain amount for free each day. The ways in which we use this time is what we should really be focusing on, rather than extending our individual allotments of time through immortality. One thing that I can say for sure though is that my time was well spent watching this documentary. I hope it is as thought provoking for everyone else as it was for me!