People are afraid the artificial mind will supplant humans and radically alter our world.Getty Images
People do not believe they’ll get along with advanced technology, known simply as
"The study is one of the first attempts to analyze the opinions of Russians and Americans on one of the most important issues of our day," said Olga Uskova, president of Cognitive Technologies and a
Around 22,000 Russians and 5,7000 Americans participated in the survey. The average age of respondents in Russia was 27 years, and 29 years in the U.S.
Despite the gloomy outlook, people still hope that perhaps robots can improve the environmental situation, as well as provide mankind with energy and food; more than 50 percent of respondents in both countries are relying
The ability of AI to resolve military conflicts, create paradise on Earth and solve the problems of life expectancy and immortality is questionable, however. Only 4 percent of Russians and 16 percent of Americans believe that AI can help to achieve global peace,
At the same time, 59 percent of Russians and 67 percent of Americans are sure that AI will exacerbate social inequality. In addition, 63 percent of Russians and 85 percent of Americans think the further development of AI will lead to increased unemployment.
VisionHack 2017 is an international student AI and computer vision
What do Russians and Americans think of AI?
The hackathon's main theme was computer vision in the application of unmanned vehicles, and the goal was to create their own intelligent driver assistance system or advanced driver assistance system (ADAS).
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