“We may joke, uneasily, about the lack of foresight implicit in teaching a global mesh of adaptive machines the highly lethal skills of a master swordsman. But it also points toward a time when just about any human skill can be mined for its implicit rules and redefined as an exercise in pattern recognition and reproduction, even those seemingly most dependent on soulful improvisation.”

Excerpt From: Adam Greenfield. “Radical Technologies.”

Shaun Sharkey