The Red Pill or the Blue Pill? Asked at Galaxy 6 Cinema in Monterey.
Thursday, November 13, 2003
Q: If artificial intelligence were to come about how do you think it would impact humanity?
Follow-up: What do you think is the most revolutionary invention of all time?
Student | Salinas
A: I think it would be used mostly as a leisure device, like the computer. There would be much less self-reliance and we''d probably end up thinking mechanically.
Thank God For That: Printing press.
Student | Marina
A: Humans would have to keep AI under a lot of control or it could get out of hand. It''d also probably create a lot of political controversy.
Can You Hear Me Now? Communications.
Golf Cart Attendant | Salinas
A: We''d be in little jars being used for body heat to power all the machines. Not like I''m quoting The Matrix or anything.
Burn Baby Burn: Fire.