Would artificial intelligence and singularity mean the end of humanity?

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The Turing test states if a human can not tell a human from a computer then as far as intelligence is concerned there's no difference between a human and a computer. If one can not tell a simulation from reality then there's no difference.
 
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Ryan_m_b
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The Turing test states if a human can not tell a human from a computer then as far as intelligence is concerned there's no difference between a human and a computer. If one can not tell a simulation from reality then there's no difference.
And the Chinese room thought experiment is a good example of how the Turing test is wrong on that count.

Regardless the problem with your proposal is not whether or not a faultless simulation is possible but why you would think that there is a logical chain between "AI observing everyone" and "matrix-style simulation."
 
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Seems like a good place to close.
 

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