Artificial Intelligence: iRobot or Humans, Who is More Dangerous?

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Description: There are many concerns about the negative effects of technological advancement including: threat to privacy, electronic error or malfunction, and automation leading to loss of humanity. Many researchers argue that electronic advancement comes at a negative cost to human performance. Leading computer advancement leads to reliance on technology to perform menial tasks. However, there are arguments that state that humans are in fact the ones who threaten all forms of advancement because the produce majority of the error that risk lives and make mistakes. My argument is that though the effects of human error is responsible for mistakes, computer automation will lead to lazy, sedentary lifestyles and reliance on technology for …show more content…
So, when new tasks are given, there will need to be a new update to the system. By becoming reliant on technology, humanity gains immense efficiency benefits, but loses the ability to maintain innovation.
To begin, the major benefits of using AI technology in place of human beings is that it corrects for the many areas where humanity is dangerous to itself (Dietrich, 2007). There are large negative impacts that happen because of humanity. Human beings harm other living life forms in order to survive. They take away more than they can give back to the environment, and this can be seen in elitist lifestyles where luxury cars and homes are more valuable than recycling and conserving natural habitats. A consumer driven society will harm nature more than it will benefit it because in order to survive it must have material items. However, technology is able to create robot technology that can be taught to not harm others and will adhere to it due to programming. However, human beings have free will and this makes them a danger to other living beings. They can choose to harm people and not choose to operate using the moral code. This disadvantage is what make them such a threat to society. There are more wars and conflicts among human beings than there is in

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