OpenAI created a big buzz by releasing ChatGPT to the world, an automated chatbot that gives a very convincing answer. Some argued that this is the beginning where things take off exponentially and we finally will get the holy grail: Artificial General Intelligence.
But what is Artificial General Intelligence or AGI and why some experts are afraid of the potentially deadly consequences of AGI on society, nations, and the human race?
On January 9th 2007, during an Apple event, Steve Job talked about Apple introducing three new devices: a new iPod, an telephone and internet communication device. In fact, it was actually one device and it was called the iPhone. It was one of a kind device and it captured the world’s imagination. 15 years since then, the iPhone has not only transformed Apple from a company that just came back to life support to an unstoppable technological behemoth, it also changed the modern world, for better or worse.
Virtual Reality, the new frontier, according to people in Silicon Valley. So high the importance of Virtual Reality (VR), that Facebook, the largest social media company in history decided to rename their company to Meta, and pivot the entire company to their new VR world, called the Metaverse. Mark Zuckernberg, the founder and CEO of Meta, splend a good one hour explaining the pivot and the implementation details on their new major product, the Metaverse.