The idea that one day there will be an AI as advanced as humans remains an elusive goal, for now. Although the AI community has been successful at creating systems that are stellar performers at narrow tasks, no AI exists that can perform at par with even a lab rat’s brain in general. Successfully creating an Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), or even determining the time frame within which we can conceivably make one, remains difficult to answer.
Futurist Martin Ford’s new book, Architects of Intelligence, asks 18 prominent and influential AI researchers give their two cents about when an AGI might be built. Their answers are more surprising than you think. Read the story here: