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By Jan Romportl, Eva Zackova, Jozef Kelemen

This booklet is an edited selection of chapters in response to the papers provided on the convention “Beyond AI: synthetic desires” held in Pilsen in November 2012. the purpose of the convention was once to question deep-rooted rules of synthetic intelligence and forged serious mirrored image on tools status at its foundations.

Artificial goals epitomize our arguable quest for non-biological intelligence and as a result the participants of this ebook attempted to completely take advantage of this kind of controversy of their respective chapters, which ended in an interdisciplinary discussion among specialists from engineering, average sciences and humanities.

While pursuing the synthetic desires, it has develop into transparent that it truly is nonetheless increasingly more tricky to attract a transparent divide among human and computing device. And hence this booklet attempts to portrait such a picture of what lies past synthetic intelligence: we will be able to see the disappearing human-machine divide, a crucial phenomenon of these days technological society, the phenomenon that is frequently uncritically praised, or hypocritically condemned. And so this phenomenon stumbled on its position within the subtitle of the full quantity in addition to within the identify of the bankruptcy of Kevin Warwick, one of many keynote audio system at “Beyond AI: man made Dreams”.

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0013), OP Education for Competitiveness, funded by the European Social Fund in the Czech Republic and by the State Budget of the Czech Republic. c Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 J. Romportl et al. 1007/978-3-319-09668-1_4 45 46 J. Guga humanity, but have also prepared us to adapt to and gradually accept the ideas of technologically mediated existence thus incorporating them into the lived reality we share today. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Frank L. Baum’s Tinman, Edgar Allan Poe’s General Winfield Scott whose body is composed of prostheses, Fritz Kahn’s illustrations representing human body as industrial machinery, Fritz Lang’s film Metropolis, and Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times are only but a few of numerous examples of technologically augmented or enhanced bodies representing the merging of biological and artificial, natural and monstrous, human and machine, that can be found in the history of literature, visual arts and film and can be considered precursors of cyborgs as we imagine and define them today.

177–200 (2006) 15. : What is it like to be a bat? The Philosophical Review 83(4), 435–450 (1974) 16. : Minds, machines and G¨ odel. Philosophy XXXVI, 112–127 (1961) 17. : The Art of Being Right: 38 Ways to Win an Argument (1831) 18. : The social embedding of intelligence. In: Parsing the Turing Test, pp. 211–235. Springer, Netherlands (2009) 19. : No free lunch theorems for search (1995) 20. Plato: The Republic (380 BC) 21. : Intentional gaps in mathematical proofs. Synthese 134(1-2) (2003) 22.

That is not to say that nonexperts cannot come up with good models, convincing timelines, or interesting plans and scenarios. It just means that our assessment of the quality of the prediction depends only on what we are given; we cannot extend a non-expert any leeway to cover up a weak premise or a faulty logical step. To ensure this, we should try and assess non-expert predictions blind, without knowing who the author is. If we can’t blind them, we can try and get a similar effect by asking ourselves hypothetical questions such as: “Would I find this prediction more or less convincing if the author was the Archbishop of Canterbury?

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