The Ethics Of Ai ( Artificial Intelligence ) Essay

1306 Words Nov 30th, 2014 6 Pages
Daniel Bollinger
Ethics of AI (Artificial Intelligence) The first desktop computers were invented in 1977. Computers have been invented within one hundred years of today, and have become a part of our lives and daily routines. Even in the last decade computers have gotten smaller and more convenient. They can store more memory, have the ability to do more tasks, all taking less time than the previous version. Technology has been ingrained in American culture. The growth of technology has been rising exponentially. Revolutions in technology has proven itself to be valuable to society, so scientists and inventors have spent a lot of time, money and energy on artificial intelligence. Creating advanced artificial intelligence has promises like solving technical problems as well as better understanding humans. German civil engineer Konrad Zuse created the first programmable computer in 1941.
The United States built their first computer “The ENIAC” (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was built by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly in 1945. These scientists and inventors and others like them continued to create more machines and perfect their capabilities, building upon the last. In 1956 John von Neumann created the JOHNNIAC, which would later be used by artificial intelligence pioneers Allen Newell and Herbert A. Simon. There are so many definitions and interpretation as to what artificial intelligence is and is not. The definition…

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