Nov 30, 2016 07:54 AM EST
The latest research from University of Strathclyde, Scotland initiated an intelligence battle and pitted artificial intelligence with 48 active academics. The results stunned the researchers to a writing- find out who will win.
A research from the University of Strathclyde pitted 48 active academics with 48 Ai research agents in an intelligence battle. However, this is more than just measuring the intelligence between two such it also seeks to examine the memory capacity between research agents.
The contest involves giving a number of information to the research agents and asking them to conduct a review of literature using the information. The winner is determined by how fast and accurate the agents can review the literature that matches to the assigned task. The agents were only given 20 seconds to accomplish this.
The winner, obviously, are the AI agents. But what seemed to be more interesting in the findings is the fact the human brain is not even half the capacity of an intentionally-slowed down brain of the AI agent, Express UK reported.
But the contest wasn't all that for it does not simply seek to compare the two as to who is the best. In fairness to the human academics, they were superior in accomplishing many cognitive and creative tasks than the AI agents.
But when it comes to accurate storage of data and academic files, the AI should be the best tool. All-in-all, AI is all about precision and accuracy while humans are best at creative and meaningful cognitive processes.
A most probable recommendation from this research is that humans and AI should work hand-in-hand. Most certainly, AI must not supersede with humans in terms of our cognitive process.
In other news, Ben Seymour, a University of Cambridge neuroscientist also recently published his findings in the journal entitled "Nature Human Behaviour" that suggest that AI can rewrite painful memories in people's brain. This had been proven to be most plausible by a number of scientific communities given that such capacity by the AI lies safely in the line of being an organic tool, Wired reported.
What does this suggest in the future? It only means that we humans still have the highest capacities to innovate and invent.
We may not have the highest memory bytes like that of the AI agents', but we are certainly sensible by the strictest sense. By all means, we cannot let AI technology take control of most of our ways.© 2017 University Herald, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.