• Elon Musk says Universal Basic Income is “going to be necessary.”
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    Elon Musk says Universal Basic Income is “going to be necessary.”

    – There will be fewer and fewer jobs that a robot cannot do better. What to do about mass unemployment? This is going to be a massive social challenge. And… And I think, ultimately, we will have to have some kind of universal basic income. I don’t think we would be have a choice. – Universal basic income? – Universal basic income I think it’s going to be necessary. – So it means that unemployed people would be pay across the globe? – Yeah. – Because there is no job, machine/robots it’s taking over…? – That’s simply the… the… I do want to be clear: these are not things that…

  • PS. In Theory: Universal Basic Income
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    PS. In Theory: Universal Basic Income

    The threat that technological innovation will destroy more jobs than it creates has spurred a wide variety of proposals for ensuring that workers aren’t left out in the cold. One such proposal is universal basic income. The idea is simple: citizens or permanent residents receive a fixed sum of money, giving them the security and flexibility to participate in reskilling or higher education programs, to start their own businesses, to engage in less lucrative but socially valuable activities, or simply to spend less time working. As the so-called gig economy grows, and unions’ capacity to protect workers weakens, a UBI would be a powerful economic stabilizer. And, because it would…

  • AI Playing Games: Crash Course AI #12
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    AI Playing Games: Crash Course AI #12

    Jabril: D7 John-Green-bot: Miss. John-Green-bot: I-9 Jabril: NOOOOOOOOOO Hey, I’m Jabril and welcome to Crash Course AI! John-Green-bot might struggle with some things like natural language processing and moving through the real world, but using AI he’s pretty good at board games. AI researchers spend a LOT of time trying to teach AI how to beat humans at games, & this isn’t just because games are fun. Games provide constrained scenarios for testing new AI algorithms and approaches. In a game, it’s easy to know whether the AI is winning or losing, because there’s usually a score or some objective measure of “winning.” This is great because AI learns from…

  • Can robots take care of the elderly?
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    Can robots take care of the elderly?

    My seven love bill J. Yeah, she was agent one life she was It’s loneliness a big problem amongst your generation I mean you know they are because no one ever comes to visit. You know they they never seen that one you know and then They go down to town about once a week. That’s why we use I’m Shelby and I say life You know what about the idea of a robot for a companion? What’s that my little female? You haven’t drunk anything for two hours Hello papa hello We could do this forever oh no we could The elderly population is growing it’s a real problem,…

  • Reinforcement Learning: Crash Course AI#9
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    Reinforcement Learning: Crash Course AI#9

    Hey, I’m Jabril and welcome to Crash Course AI. Say I want to get a cookie from a jar that’s on a tall shelf. There isn’t one “right way” to get the cookies. Maybe I find a ladder, use a lasso, or build a complicated system of pulleys. These could all be brilliant or terrible ideas, but if something works, I get the sweet taste of victory… and I learn that doing that same thing could get me another cookie in the future. We learn lots of things by trial-and-error, and this kind of “learning by doing” to achieve complicated goals is called Reinforcement Learning. INTRO So far, we’ve talked…