This paper argues that AI is best defined in terms of its implicit goal—the creation of thinking beings by means other than biological reproduction. Thus AI can be seen as a devious and sophisticated form of birth control. A discussion of the prospects for AI research from this viewpoint follows. It is concluded that the total extermination of the human species would be a better test of whether AI has succeeded than Turing's celebrated ‘imitation game’.
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Forsyth, R. The trouble with AI. Artif Intell Rev 2, 67–77 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00139626
- Neural Network
- Artificial Intelligence
- Complex System
- Nonlinear Dynamics
- Birth Control