What happens when computers achieve a human level of artificial intelligence (AI)?
Ben Ross, MYOB’s User Experience and Product Management leader, believes that because of advances in hardware and software, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. As a tech enthusiast, Ross is passionate about the potential of automation and AI. He cites Moore’s Law as a way to illustrate the advances in field, wherein the computing power of machines double every twelve months — a fact that has held true over the last 50 years.
That said, if we average expert predictions, we will reach human-level AI by 2040, and we will achieve super intelligent AI by 2060.
“Even if it takes twice as long — it’s going to happen in yours and my lifetime. This is a thing for our generation,” says Ross in his TED talk. “AI is a pretty powerful thing to contend with. So what …