“Alien Minds” –‘Artificial Intelligence Is Already Out There, and It’s Billions of Years Old’ (2017 Most Viewed)

 
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Susan Schneider of the University of Connectict and the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton is one of the few thinkers—outside the realm of science fiction— that have considered the notion that artificial intelligence is already out there, and has been for eons. "I do not believe that most advanced alien civilizations will be biological," Schneider says. "The most sophisticated civilizations will be postbiological, forms of artificial intelligence or alien superintelligence."

 

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The Alien Observatory –“Alien Minds: Artificial Intelligence Is Already Out There, and It’s Billions of Years Old” (WATCH Video)

 

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Susan Schneider of the University of Connectict and the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton is one of the few thinkers—outside the realm of science fiction— that have considered the notion that artificial intelligence is already out there, and has been for eons. "I do not believe that most advanced alien civilizations will be biological," Schneider says. "The most sophisticated civilizations will be postbiological, forms of artificial intelligence or alien superintelligence."

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Alien Water Worlds –“Astronomers Ask Could Complex Life Evolve There?”

 

Think of beautiful blue planets with endless oceans orbiting many of the Milky Way’s one trillion stars. Could they support life? Perhaps even intelligent life? “There may be life there,” says Lisa Kaltenegger of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. “But could it be technology-based like ours? Life on these worlds would be under water with no easy access to metals, to electricity, or fire for metallurgy. Maybe life’s inventiveness to get to a technology stage will surprise us.”

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NASA “Mega-Mission” Could Finally Unlock Red Planet’s Secrets — ‘Best Chance of Finding Out if Life Evolved Independently on Another World’

 

The planet today has almost no atmosphere, no liquid water, and its surface is bombarded by intense radiation. “We now think the likelihood of life existing on its surface is slim to non-existent,” said Matthew Golombek, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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Stephen Hawking on Aliens & Artificial Intelligence –“Treating AI as Science Fiction Would Potentially Be Our Worst Mistake Ever”

 

“We should plan ahead,” warned physicist Stephen Hawking who died last March, 2018, and was buried next to Isaac Newton. “If a superior alien civilization sent us a text message saying, ‘We’ll arrive in a few decades,’ would we just reply, ‘OK, call us when you get here, we’ll leave the lights on’? Probably not, but this is more or less what has happened with AI.”

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