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Mirenayat Sayyed Ali (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia), Soofastaei Elaheh (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
Singularity and Intelligence Explosion in William Hertling's A.I. Apocalypse
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (ILSHS), 2015, vol. 50, s. 82-85, bibliogr. 12 poz.
Społeczeństwo, Sztuczna inteligencja, Inteligencja
Society, Artificial intelligence, Intelligence
William Hertling's A.I. Apocalypse (2012) is a post-apocalyptic novel about vulnerability of modern technological life against superintelligence. The novel shows living in an A.I-controlled society behind a revolution or revolt by self-controlling machines. A personified computer virus infects all the world's computers. As a result, it leads to disruption in main factors of human life- billions of people are about to die. A novel in which, Hertling warns of dehumanization under the shadow of superintelligence to challenge our minds to ponder about such a future. This study attempts to demonstrate that Hertling criticizes singularity and intelligence explosion in which mankind are entrapped in A.I-controlled society. It also investigates probable bilateral relation between dehumanization and intelligence explosion.(original abstract)
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