As we are forced head first into what the self proclaimed “elites” are calling the fourth industrial revolution, we are presented with a whole new world of problems, centered around Artificial Intelligence, or A.I. The obvious and immediate concern, being the replacement of men and women in factory or automation environments. In addition, more nuanced and subtle problems are developing; the almost full replacement of human relationships, substitution of thinking abilities, the stimulation of mass psychosis through advanced “smart propaganda”, and an ever increasing power differential between emerging technocrats, and those trying to catch up.
- Programmer vs programmed.
- Replacement vs augmentation.