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How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution | Kevin Kelly

TED2017-01-12
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The video explores the predictable tendencies and outcomes of technological systems, emphasizing the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its integration into various sectors. It discusses the development of diverse types of thinking within AI systems to solve complex problems, the comparison of AI to the second Industrial Revolution, and the importance of collaboration between humans and AI for optimal results. The speaker predicts significant advancements in AI technology in the next 25 years and encourages involvement in AI innovation despite the current lack of true experts in the field.

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Predictable tendencies and urgencies in technological systems arise from the physics and chemistry of their components.
00:29
Telephones and the internet were inevitable advancements, but specific innovations like the iPhone and Twitter were not.
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognification is shaping society, with AI already integrated into sectors like healthcare, law, transportation, and entertainment.
Understanding AI's three underappreciated aspects is crucial for embracing and steering its development.
Overview of different types of intelligences and the development of artificial intelligence.
05:34
Emotional and spatial intelligence are discussed as varying among individuals and animals.
Artificial intelligence is being developed to enhance specific cognitive abilities in machines beyond human capabilities.
AI systems are being designed to have diverse types of thinking for specialized and efficient task completion.
Potential of AI to solve complex problems in science and business is highlighted, along with the concept of 'consciousness-free' AI for applications like autonomous driving.
The Impact of AI in the Second Industrial Revolution.
09:32
AI is identified as the driving force behind the second Industrial Revolution, revolutionizing industries by combining it with existing technology.
AI is predicted to create new jobs and tasks, redefining traditional roles in various industries.
Efficiency and productivity are highlighted as key areas where robots excel, while humans are better suited for tasks like innovation, exploration, and human relationships.
Collaboration between humans and AI is emphasized for optimal results across different fields.
The speaker highlights the importance of collaborating with AI for future success.
12:42
He predicts that AI advancements in 25 years will make our current understanding seem primitive.
Despite significant investments, there is a lack of true experts in AI, indicating early stages of development.
The speaker suggests that the most popular AI product in 20 years has yet to be invented.
He reassures the audience that it's not too late to get involved in AI innovation.