What Computers Will Never Be Able To Do

  • Thomas Tozer


Could artificial intelligence ever replicate all the abilities of humans? This question hinges on whether or not the mind is simply an advanced machine. If consciousness is non-physical then the mind cannot be reduced to a machine, and computers will never be conscious in the same way that humans are. The implications for employment and automation include the inability of computers to take on all empathetic and caring work roles.


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  • Thomas Tozer
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  1. 1.Centre for Global StudiesLondonUK

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