This AI Prediction was made by David Pearce in 2015.
Predicted time for AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:
(Hover for explanation)Types of advanced artificial intelligence: AGI (AI that can perform many tasks at a human-level), HLMI (more advanced AI that surpasses human intelligence in specific areas), and Transformative AI (AI that could significantly impact society and the world)
Opinion about the Intelligence Explosion from David Pearce:
Flycer’s explanation for better understanding:
The future of humanity with AGI / HLMI / transformative AI:
In short, the future belongs to recursively self-improving organic robots – i.e. us – augmented by “narrow” AI, not digital zombies.
Flycer’s Secondary Explanation:
The future belongs to humans who are augmented by “narrow” AI, not digital zombies. These humans are recursively self-improving organic robots.
David Pearce is a renowned philosopher and transhumanist who has dedicated his life to advocating for the use of technology to enhance human life. Born in the United Kingdom in 1963, Pearce developed an early interest in philosophy and ethics, which he pursued at the University of Oxford.Throughout his career, Pearce has been a vocal advocate for the abolition of suffering in all sentient beings. He is the founder of the World Transhumanist Association, which seeks to promote the use of technology to improve the human condition. Pearce has also authored several books on the subject, including “The Hedonistic Imperative” and “The Abolitionist Project.”In addition to his work in transhumanism, Pearce is also an accomplished musician and composer. He has released several albums of ambient music, which he describes as a form of “sonic meditation.”Despite his many accomplishments, Pearce remains committed to his mission of creating a world free from suffering. He continues to write and speak on the subject, and his ideas have inspired a growing movement of transhumanists and abolitionists around the world.
Keywords: future, self-improving, robots