Does Google's chat system LaMDA really have a consciousness or does it just simulate a conversation very well? The chat bot is currently a big topic in the media. The science fiction film "Ex Machina" deals with a similar topic: a robot with extremely advanced AI uses a human for its own purposes. YouTuber @Doktor Whatson discusses with Dr. Annika Buchholz from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems how realistic the scenarios in the film "Ex Machina" are.
Machines that learn and act independently are constantly changing. They develop decision-making processes and behavior patterns that even the programmers themselves cannot always comprehend. In the science fiction film Ex Machina, a very advanced robot is to be subjected to a test to determine whether this robot, through its implemented AI, possesses not only intelligence but also consciousness. YouTuber @Doktor Whatson talks to research coordinator Dr. Annika Buchholz, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, about how realistically the plot and some individual scenes depicted of film "Ex Machina" depict AI.
Does AI have consciousness?
AI in society
Scientists see artificial intelligence (AI) as a key technology whose application are to be expected in all areas of society. All over the world, a great deal of funding is now being allocated to the development of AI systems. This shows how highly the economic potential of AI is estimated. For sure that this technology is already profoundly changing our everyday lives - dating apps, smart homes, chat bots are just a few examples. Is the importance of human values such as fairness, freedom, data protection, responsibility for one's own actions falling by the wayside?
Can AI become culpable? Can it be held liable for its actions? Is ethical action without consciousness even conceivable? What impact will the existence of advanced AI have on legal systems and laws around the world? According to which rules will humans deal with intelligent robots - and intelligent robots with us? Intensive research is being conducted into this, including in the research field of "Machine Behavior". One of the world's leading scientists in this field is Iyad Rahwan. He conducts research at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and at the MIT Media Lab in Boston.