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    Will Computers Ever be Superior to Humans Intellectually?

    I'm doing a Philosophy Presentation On This Subject.....

    Any input? Links?

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    no, i don't see how that will ever happen.
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    In my opinion no.

    A computer is only as smart as the user.
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    Judging by the number of questions in these forums on a daily basis, I'd say they already have most humans beat

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    nope. not possible.
    She's presenting like a mandrill!

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    Can I have some reasons why?

    Some links, info......


    Ok....what about Deep Blue Beating Gary Kasporov.....is that a sign that there is a chance of it happening?

    (I'm not saying there is, I'm just trying to ignite a discussion, with more depth, instead of just "Nope, no chance" )

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    Originally posted by Blitz
    I'm just trying to ignite a discussion, with more depth, instead of just "Nope, no chance" )
    Nada

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    computers are devoid of the one thing that betrays man of his good judgement....emotion. They simply use logic.

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    I would bet a weeks pay that if you put 100 average humans up against a computer in an intelligence type test, the computer would beat more than 50% of them.

    A very high percentage of humans are incredibly stupid.

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    oooooooo, very nice

    I definetly will use that in my conclusion, I like that line....

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    Originally posted by Norm
    I would bet a weeks pay that if you put 100 average humans up against a computer in an intelligence type test, the computer would beat more than 50% of them.

    A very high percentage of humans are incredibly stupid.
    I agree, i just need a website/proof of stats

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    Originally posted by John
    I think computers will be superior to humans intellectually, in time.
    But why?

    Arghhhh, I need info/theories/laws......

    but in the meanwhile, I shall make a trip to the library tonight, find some stuff

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    We need to be careful about how/what we advance in/with. Hopefully we are smart enough not to make something smarter than us. The mentor will soon become the pupil.
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    It took our very best chess player to beat a computer at chess, and if I remember correctly, there was a draw on one or more games.

    Computers can already outsmart the average human. Try playing big blue a game of chess, and you'll see.

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    I think it's rather simple. Put togethor a new box. Put no OS on the HDD. Power it up. Set the most simple human next to it. Ask both questions. Human wins every time. A computer needs a human to program it and tell it what to "think" about. Thats the way it will always have to be. Therefore...no not possible.
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    Tell 1000 people how to solve a physics or math problem, and tell a computer the same.

    The computer will always get the right answer, whereas the people will not always be right.

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    Originally posted by Norm
    It took our very best chess player to beat a computer at chess, and if I remember correctly, there was a draw on one or more games.

    Computers can already outsmart the average human. Try playing big blue a game of chess, and you'll see.
    Hell, a 6th grader can kick my ass in a game of chess let alone a computer. lol

    Put me up against a computer fishing and I bet I can kicks it's ass.
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    Well, it really boils down to semantics. If you're talking knowledge, then computers have humans beat hands down even now...if you're talking about intelligence, well, that's something altogether different.

    Intelligence implies the capacity to know or understand, and as long as computers lack that ability, they will be inferior to humans.
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    The game of chess involves strategy, and thinking many moves ahead, not to mention having a good memory. It's not just knowledge of the game, and the rules, it involves 'thinking' of possible moves/outcomes, and 'choosing' the best option.

    Again, humans are inferior (the majority)

    Teach a computer the same things you teach humans, and they will remember better, they will be right more often, and they will not allow emotion to interfere with thier answers.

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