Somewhere in the past decade, the race toward creating artificial computer intelligence has made incredible strides toward making AI a reality. But what does that mean for humanity and how we might live our lives together with super-intelligent AI systems? Some scientists believe we should find the answer before it finds us.
About Eric A. Brad
After a 26 year career in Information Technology culminating in a position as a Senior Technology Consultant for Microsoft, Eric Brad left the industry but never lost his passion for science and technology. Having been part of early projects at Microsoft involving "Pocket PC" and distributed computing technologies, the world of Smartphones, social media, and the ever more pervasive Internet culture continued to capture his attention. Having dabbled in Linux, Android, Unix, and related system, Eric continues to follow the progress of our increasingly information centered lifestyles with a keen eye.
Living and working in Victoria, British Columbia, Eric shares his life with his wife and dogs and a host of electronic devices from Smartphones and tablets to laptops and PC of various configuration. A writer, a musician, a woodworker, and student of philosophy, he looks to the future with an optimistic eye for both himself and society at large.