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La société en mouvement « 2.0 » : quels enjeux, quelles opportunités, quel avenir ?
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Hawking: AI could end human race

Hawking: AI could end human race | Web 2.0 et société | Scoop.it
"We cannot quite know what will happen if a machine exceeds our own intelligence, so we can't know if we'll be infinitely helped by it, or ignored by it and sidelined, or conceivably destroyed by it," he says.
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Meanwhile... we focus on less important issues. Let's talk ethics, for example.

#important issues to solve

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Is it possible to build an artificial superintelligence without fully replicating the human brain ?

Is it possible to build an artificial superintelligence without fully replicating the human brain ? | Web 2.0 et société | Scoop.it
The technological singularity requires the creation of an artificial superintelligence (ASI). But does that ASI need to be modelled on the human brain, or is it even necessary to be able to fully replicate the human brain and consciousness digitally in order to design an ASI ?
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Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away…

Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away… | Web 2.0 et société | Scoop.it
I teach theory and practice of social media at NYU, and am an advocate and activist for the free culture movement. I am …
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Excellent article written by a clever guy, Clay Shirky :-). Excerpt.

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"This is, for me, the biggest change — not a switch in rules, but a switch in how I see my role. Professors are at least as bad at estimating how interesting we are as the students are at estimating their ability to focus. Against oppositional models of teaching and learning, both negative—Concentrate, or lose out!—and positive—Let me attract your attention!—I’m coming to see student focus as a collaborative process. It’s me and them working to create a classroom where the students who want to focus have the best shot at it, in a world increasingly hostile to that goal."

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