The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more — all by themselves. Take a tour of the Augmented Age with futurist Maurice Conti and preview a time when robots and humans will work side-by-side to accomplish things neither could do alone.

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50 replies
  1. Grailer Grailer
    Grailer Grailer says:

    Almost no jobs means less consumers with money to buy products that were made by Robots so there would be no point to making things if no one can afford to buy.

    Also people vote and I’m sure if there is 95% of the workforce unemployed they would vote communism to get a basic income . The rich 5% would no longer be rich 🙂

  2. Nephilim Research
    Nephilim Research says:

    How can we make a good program?
    Can we make a program that makes people better and more loving people?

    A program designed to speculate in your personal life to help and prevent bad things from happening to us and the user.

  3. ThePhilosorpheus
    ThePhilosorpheus says:

    Computers and phones already track us everywhere all the time to "improve our experience", and it hasnt ended well. Do we want even Barbie dolls to spy on how kids are using them? Sounds like an out of touch idea, to say the least… The rest of it is pretty fantastic though

  4. Zamolxes77
    Zamolxes77 says:

    Computer, query: "What to do with this wave of political correctness and SJW ?"
    <beep beep> " Kill them all. Fail that and humanity will be extinct in 80 years"

  5. Tilveran
    Tilveran says:

    Slavery -> -> -> Synergy. Yes, at least at the level of the common human, synergy with machines will be good, although, both are likely to be slaves of an elite class ruling the whole arrangement.

  6. Jannik Heidemann
    Jannik Heidemann says:

    A question I have is, if that future will come for humanity if we don’t change the way our world works oeconomically? How can we prevent that this new power concentrates in a niche of our society, and the rest of it becomes dependant on the resources. In Rome there was the power over slaves, tomorow there will be the power over AI. Rome became a dictatorship, we can learn from history and not repeat it’s tragedies. Today we can still use the freedom that we have, to change our society, to take a different path.

  7. jcllings
    jcllings says:

    What he’s saying is that not only can the put factory workers out of work with AI but also artists. Doctors too. And lawyers.

  8. Slarti Bartfast
    Slarti Bartfast says:

    We are the Borg, resistance is futile. You may think that’s a joke, but it isn’t. The first internet brain implant will prove me right. you pull back in horror and say " I will never get one of those" but you will. and you will pay a lot of money for it and all the upgrades. because at the end of the day you WANT to be the Borg. That’s the reason you invent all of this stuff. because you want it.

  9. Ibanez773
    Ibanez773 says:

    Wow at this rate something like as crazy as this sounds the perfect friend, or you give AI/robot your ingredients you have in the cupboard and then it let’s you know your neighbor has that and you two can have dinner together. Or A.I.s that can help people get over and heal from their psychological problems. Or how to write or produce a grand hit song or movie consistently and diffrent taste themes and styles. Like those things I mentioned I really thought were impossible until I watched this.

  10. Ipeefreely Ipeefreely
    Ipeefreely Ipeefreely says:

    If the ai robot was asked how to fix climate change, he would kill the ruling family of the world the 1% .. but greed would change the next 1% till a lot of people would be killed by robots ))

  11. Atheist7
    Atheist7 says:

    Today is Tuesday November 27, 2018.

    We are 1 year and 9 months from upload of this video. That’s just shy of 10% of his 20 year trip to computer augmented designing.

    Thing is, NO ONE will be able to afford to BUY these things… so, might as well just JUMP OFF THAT 3D printed bridge they made in the video!!!!!

    P.S. Sick and tired of hearing about global warming/climate change. I’ve already solved that problem… problem is, no one will pay the price tag of how much it costs to fix the problem. I’ve shopped it around many governments and government departments of the country I live in…. ZERO takers.

  12. Fred Garvin
    Fred Garvin says:

    It’s not fear, I’m sure but this video stirs my inner luddite. I think that I don’t always want to be surrounded by touchscreens and leds and things beeping.

  13. jamesblunt006
    jamesblunt006 says:

    Yeah, it will be an amazing future with AI. AI will do so much amazing stuff for us. The only problem could occur when the AI gets superintelligent and for some reason sees us humans in the way for its own goals. A competitor for resources/energy, a threat to it’s own existence etc.
    But that it is very unlikely to happen, so let’s completely ignore it. Right?


    Congratulations, you just won genocide bingo.

  14. Glitter Berries
    Glitter Berries says:

    Inventors are usually idealistic. Let’s hope this technology does get used like the presenter said towards the end of the video.

  15. Cosmonauteable
    Cosmonauteable says:

    Hm, that chassis was designed from which standpoint? Force handling? Is it aerodynamic? Is it feasible weight wise? I don’t think they accounted for all the variables lol.

    Seems like a stupid design, we still have ways to go, but we’re in the right direction. Still needs humans to tweak it heavily unfortunately.

  16. saf299
    saf299 says:

    Imagine AI completely automating the farming process, powered by an endless supply of fresh desalinated ocean water from distillation or reverse osmosis plants who are powered by the infinite solar energy. This technology already exists by the way. This means AI can serve humanity by producing infinite amounts of food without the need of any labor.

    The only problem standing in the way of delivering this infinite food supply to the people that need is a subset of powerful narcissistic individuals who get a kick out of deciding who gets to eat and who doesn’t. They derive psychological satisfaction from enslaving others and an egalitarian world doesn’t suit them.

    Thus, AI is not the enemy. Even human beings are not the enemy. The enemy is a SUBSET of human beings who don’t believe in sharing. Don’t go to war with AI, go to war with these human beings. The solution to mankind’s problem is that good people need to organize together and destroy the power hoarders of society.

  17. Ashish Singh
    Ashish Singh says:

    How come his speech was so perfect all the way beginning till the end without any notes? Did he memorised it all or was he augmented??

  18. BrianFromMaine
    BrianFromMaine says:

    He said there are more possible moves in the game GO than atoms in the universe. How can he make such a far fetched claim?

  19. Ddroyd1
    Ddroyd1 says:

    And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.

  20. Spinnetti
    Spinnetti says:

    Its amazing, but I can’t help but think it will further disenfranchise the lowest economic segment of the populace (typing this why my 3D printer is running, making a car part lol). Generative designs kind of offend my esthetic sense though. I need more symmetry and order, but I could see me using generative design as a means to inform more conventional (and manufacturable) designs

  21. Metal Force
    Metal Force says:

    AI is an incredible danger. It will turn on us. It is the logical outcome. And right when we will realize this it will have already assured its survival and made us poerwless. We are focusing on the wrong field to develop.
    Instead of developing our facultues, we give all our power to a.i

  22. flickwtchr
    flickwtchr says:

    Murice of course doesn’t give a whit about people in poverty. The world he is so excited about will be dominated even more by large corporations and super wealthy individuals who will augment their power with these technologies and augment their dominance over the masses. He doesn’t even mention the fact that the military is already developing AI autonomous killing robots. Cat got your tongue Maurice? The ethics discussion is just so premature! It will all work out, you’ll see!

  23. Justin Michrina
    Justin Michrina says:

    Iterative is not a step up from generative as generative is to passive. If all the computers ended up intuitive then they would be limited the same way we are. Intuitive will be symbiotic to generative, which is basically what is starting to happen now, but with us as the intuitive symbiote.

  24. Ruslan Ashimov
    Ruslan Ashimov says:

    That’s interesting. The first question is why people working on these systems don’t work with phylosophers? There’s a big problem coming from this: we didn’t find solution for structuring our society well! First of all, why do we make robotic systems on factories that produce a lot, but still there’s a lot of poverty all over the world? How can you talk about future when you live in village in Afrika? We got a lot of problems like this. Next example: what will we do when robotic systems will take every physical job on earth? We won’t have less population and we don’t have right society structure. Will it bring us back to communism, so most of us will just have a leasure time for the whole life?

  25. signorpippistrello
    signorpippistrello says:

    Great! And by the time it’s available we will have around 13 billion people on the planet! Yeeeeah, even less jobs! And who will be the target group then anyway ???

  26. chad foster
    chad foster says:

    This is great for higher iq people. It might even become what we are used to. Does this guy live in a bubble or what? The thing is is that the lower iq people will always be. This will not help the people who do not posses the will or fortitude for this advancement. So then my question is what will become of those who cannot afford or are not willing for a whole host of reasons? Will ai augment them anyway without their permission? This technology is great for creating but doesn’t seem to be possible for everyone. Not every human will be able to live in this future. This looks a lot like a hunger games existance. Things will be better made but I think the human cost out ways the technology. Ai is going to be rough for a while though so,I won’t be here for its full advancement. Thank god!!


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