“We need a popular culture of A.I. that is less parochial and narcissistic, one that is based on more…”

“We need a popular culture of A.I. that is less parochial and narcissistic, one that is based on more than simply looking for a machine version of our own reflection. As a basis for staging encounters between various A.I.s and humans, that would be a deeply flawed precondition for communication.[..] The real philosophical lessons of A.I. will have less to do with humans teaching machines how to think than with machines teaching humans a fuller and truer range of what thinking can be (and for that matter, what being human can be)”

Benjamin Bratton – Outing A.I.: Beyond the Turing Test – The New York Times

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