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Unformatted text preview: Steven Delaney Febuary 1, 2011 Joy Response Joy writes of a very large spectrum of issues in current technological advances and their possible danger in our current world. He discusses many real dangers and progressions that lead to scenarios that seem necessary to keep in mind as computer scientists. There are many ethical questions that come to mind with ensuring that what is being created will not then replace or destroy the human race, while still trying to ensure advancement. Joy starts this article discussing an article written by the Unabomber about the advancements computer scientists have made in creating intelligent machines. Kaczynaski suggests that this will likely further to the point where machines will be able to make their own decisions without need of human oversight. This would create a world where the fate of humans is left in the hands of machines. This can be extended to the point where humans may be incapable intellectually to make some important decisions and thus should be left to the machines, and humans would become so dependent...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course CMN 3 taught by Professor Puckering during the Spring '06 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '06