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The Creation of Artificial Super Intelligence is Feasible

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Started: 2/21/2016 Category: Science
Updated: 11 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
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TheThinkingNihilist

Pro

I would like to structure the debate like this:

Round 1: Acceptance
Round 2: Arguments
Round 3: Rebuttal
Round 4: Defense to Rebuttal
Round 5: Conclusion
poppyiris3

Con

i will accept your debate because i think that no robot can ever be like a human because it is impossible to program every single response to emotions and the robots emotions themselves also they can never have that creative flair. please respond quickly
Debate Round No. 1
TheThinkingNihilist

Pro

Definitions:
Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI):
A hypothetical agent that has an intelligence that far surpasses that of the brightest minds in humanity. (Wikipedia)
Artificial General Intelligence (AGI):
The intelligence of a machine that could successfully perform any intellectual task that a human being can. (Wikipedia)

The case for ASI:
In the past, the main reason why artificial super intelligence has always been elusive was because computers required a very large amount of computations to do something intelligent, such as analyzing visual input (computer vision). However, today computing power has grown exponentially, and will continue to do so, thanks to the now ongoing transition from silicon computing to quantum computing. By the year 2029, the computing power of computers will surpass the estimated computing power of the human brain. Because of exponential growth (according to Moores Law), computers will have the capacity to have the same intelligence of that of humans. At this point, the intelligent program will be an AGI.

ASI, however, far exceeds the intelligence of humans and AGIa. This is not a problem because an AGI will be able to access its own code (programs can access program compilers, open files, etc.). Because it can access its own code, and make inferences and intelligent decisions, it will be able to improve its own code. At first, AGI will make small improvements, but over time, its code will be made efficient and have additional intelligent capabilities which will allow it to make even greater improvements over time. Due to this explosion of intelligence, an AGI will be able to become an ASI.

Not only is computing power increasing, the accuracy of AI is increasing (s 3).

Sources:
http://waitbutwhy.com...
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https://en.wikipedia.org... (source 3)
poppyiris3

Con

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Debate Round No. 2
TheThinkingNihilist

Pro

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poppyiris3

Con

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Debate Round No. 3
TheThinkingNihilist

Pro

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poppyiris3

Con

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Debate Round No. 4
TheThinkingNihilist

Pro

Since Con has not responded to my argument, I will expand on my previous argument in this round.

Definition:
Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI):
Non sentient computer intelligence or AI that is focused on one specific task.(Source 1)

Feasibility of Artificial General Intelligence:
The feasibility of artificial super intelligence depends on the feasibility of AGI. Because of this, AGI feasibility is the key to ASI feasibility.
The key problem with the feasibility of AGI is the accuracy of the ANI algorithms. If ANI algorithms are less accurate, a program's capability of doing intelligent tasks decreases and vice versa.

Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org... Source 1
poppyiris3

Con

poppyiris3 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 5
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by TheThinkingNihilist 12 months ago
TheThinkingNihilist
I realize that 2,000 characters are way too short to make a good argument on this subject matter, so I apologize that I made the maximum characters allowed is way too low.
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