In the movie “Terminator” machines with artificial intelligence provoke a nuclear holocaust with the objective of eliminating humanity. While they almost succeed, the future reveals a small, but determined, human resistance led by John Connor. In that future Connor is on the verge of eliminating the machines when they dispatch a cyborg assassin back in time to kill Sarah Connor, John’s mother. Sarah Connor gets help from the future also when her son also sends a defender back to protect mom from the assassin cyborg, Arnold Schwarzenegger, assuring John’s birth and fulfillment of his destiny to save humanity.
In listening to the first season of a podcast about artificial intelligence called “Sleepwalkers” https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sleepwalkers/id1449757372 , I started wondering who from the future is coming back to protect us from the growing manipulation of algorithms and data mining by corporations and governments?… Read this article