Mane Engineering Issue 11 - December 2018 - Page 8

AI aka artificial intelligence - are we becoming too technologically advanced or can we control what we make, ensuring the rise of the robots never happens?

The emergence of AI has caused many to argue that teaching computers how to think for themselves bodes well for us humans, some think otherwise. In a word where we are now able to use self-checkout services, is there really much use for humans?

There is a prompt transference being described at the fourth industrial revolution. The notion explains how emerging the physical, digital and biological worlds can be fashioned. Allowing both potential threat and colossal promise.

Mistakes can be made by even the smartest, the goal with AI is to minimise the risk. One may say AI could be used to serve as quality control. In addition will turn on universally missed features the naked eye dismisses. We as humans do not interpret data well, while machines on the other hand struggle to deal with contextual situation.

In countries where they are

short of doctors/in demand

of doctors, artificial intelligence

would be the answer.

Increasing our technological advancement may lead to a high demand for jobs that have not yet been invented. AI has been present for many years but only recently taken its spot in the limelight.

Artificial embryos – life as we know it redefined. Embryologists from the University of Cambridge have grown their own mouse embryo using nothing but stem cells from another embryo. But what does this mean for our future? Once mastered, it may lead towards the potential of a shorter waiting list in order to receive heart surgery.