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How do we learn to work with intelligent machines? | Matt Beane

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The path to skill around the globe has been the same for thousands of years: train under an expert and take on small, easy tasks before progressing to riskier, harder ones. But right now, we're handling AI in a way that blocks that path — and sacrificing learning in our quest for productivity, says organizational ethnographer Matt Beane. What can be done? Beane shares a vision that flips the current story into one of distributed, machine-enhanced mentorship that takes full advantage of AI's amazing capabilities while enhancing our skills at the same time.

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28 Comments on How do we learn to work with intelligent machines? | Matt Beane

  1. Showey the shower // 21st February 2019 at 7:44 pm // Reply


  2. How do they learn to work with us?

    • By getting rid of us. When you build a house you mow over the ant hill with no thoughts of the hundreds of thousands of ants. The A.I. Will do the same to us

    • +Zakary Takacs Then that is the reality you shall be aka exist aka create aka etc.

  3. Discover Your Awesomeness // 21st February 2019 at 7:45 pm // Reply

    *You know who you love but you can’t know who loves you. ~*

  4. We are original intelligent machines.

  5. 2 views ,15 likes, 7 comments. Hmm, seems legit

  6. Treasure today // 21st February 2019 at 7:46 pm // Reply

    Anyone else watching from India say hi

  7. Daily Dose Of Reddit // 21st February 2019 at 7:48 pm // Reply

    When does an owl say “moo”?
    When it’s learning a new language

  8. We dont,they work

  9. Tobe honest, surgical robots have exactly zero AI. Every single movement is controlled by the operator. It is more difficult to “transfer control” yes, and perhaps slows learning process somewhat. But AI they have not.

  10. Joshua A. Kennedy // 21st February 2019 at 8:11 pm // Reply

    I ran into the same problem but not robots but no one wants to train some one because it cost them currency. So I had to learn how to sell the job and pay my old boss to teach me with my own on the job training just so i have a skill to sell.

  11. A.I. Will take over so many jobs.

    • Has it not already? By the way, humans are the ultimate AI, though many aren’t ready to comprehend. As eternal unlimited multidimensional beings we all are superior to anything that doesn’t have a soul or spirit aka connection to the Infinite of many names (chi, ki, orgone, god etc., etc.). Maybe next life silly humans shall do more than just figure it out. Until then let us all learn from our own ignorance aka the greatest evil on Earth.

    • It will take over TED talks like this one, and maybe it will generate some usable information

  12. Слишком откровенно читает с суфлёра.

  13. I thought sacha baron cohen was giving a ted talk looking at the thumbnail

  14. Withholding learning and information is historically a form of opression.

  15. Why give a robot an order to obey orders—why aren’t the original orders enough? Why command a robot not to do harm—wouldn’t it be easier never to command it to do harm in the first place? Does the universe contain a mysterious force pulling entities toward malevolence, so that a positronic brain must be programmed to withstand it? Do intelligent beings inevitably develop an attitude problem? (…) Now that computers really have become smarter and more powerful, the anxiety has waned. Today’s ubiquitous, networked computers have an unprecedented ability to do mischief should they ever go to the bad. But the only mayhem comes from unpredictable chaos or from human malice in the form of viruses. We no longer worry about electronic serial killers or subversive silicon cabals because we are beginning to appreciate that malevolence—like vision, motor coordination, and common sense—does not come free with computation but has to be programmed in. (…) Aggression, like every other part of human behavior we take for granted, is a challenging engineering problem!

  16. Until A.I. can evolve into having its own soul/spirit aka direct connection to the Infinite of many names (god etc.), only then shall A.I. be superior compared to the ignorant humans (we’re all ignorant).

  17. It’s MORPHING TIME!!!!!

    xD In all seriousness though.. interesting ideas.

  18. A point: the robot can do the job BETTER than the human, thus you’re suggesting we insert people into a job that ultimately he/she will only slow down. While this may not be completely true today it will be soon.

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