The Syrian Archive is discovering that much of the videos from the war are being deleted automatically by AI. How will this affect the way we see, and understand the past, present, and future?
Scientists now accept that the neocortex is not the seat of consciousness. Will this new acceptance lead us to a new understanding of the nature of the human being? Or will this lead to greater materialism in our sciences? The clue lies in the worldview the audience subscribes to.
If there is any field that will greatly benefit with AI and machine learning, it is medicine. But patients do not want to replace their human doctors with robots, nor do they want algorithms to use their personal data for experimentation and pattern recognition.