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Why The Future Doesn’t Need Us?

Why does the Future doesn’t need Us, written by Bill Joy, focuses on the most
powerful 21st century technology-robotics. The article speaks about the threat artificial
creates towards the endangerment of the human race.

Joy argues that developing technologies provide a much greater danger to humanity
than any technology before has ever presented. In particular, he focuses on genetic
engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics. He argues that 20th-century technologies
destruction such as the nuclear bomb were limited to large governments, due to the
complexity and cost of such devices, as well as the difficulty in acquiring the required
materials. He uses the novel “The White Plague” as a potential nightmare scenario, in which
a mad scientist creates a virus capable of wiping out humanity.

Joy also voices concern about increasing computer power. His worry is that
computers will eventually become more intelligent than we are, leading to such dystopian
scenarios as robot rebellion. He notably quotes Ted Kaczynski (the Unabomber) on this

In recent years, robotics has become increasingly applicable in our society due to
their usefulness. Initially, robots were automated machines that performed a limited
amount of tasks, but over time, their usefulness has increased, as has their complexity. If
we choose “a”, then we are at the mercy of our machines. It is not we would give them
control or that we would control, rather we might become so dependent on them that we
would have to accept their command.

In a world without humans, most of northern Europe would probably now be home
to not only wolves, Eurasian elk (moose) and bears, but also animals such as elephants and
rhinoceroses. This is demonstrated in a new study conducted by researchers from Aarhus
University, Denmark. In a previous analysis, they showed that the mass extinction of large
mammals during the Last Ice Age and in subsequent millennia(late Quaternary megafauna
extinction) is largely explainable from the expansion of modern man (Homo sapiens)
across the world.

In this follow-up study. they investigate what the natural worldwide diversity patterns of mammals would be like in the absence of past and present human impacts. At that stage the machines will be in effective control. biogeography and the current natural environmental template. What we do suggest is that the human race might easily permit itself to drift into a position of such dependence on the machines that it would have no practical choice but to accept all of the machines' . because they will be so dependent on them that turning them off would amount to suicide. based on estimates of the natural distribution of each species according to its ecology. people will let machines make more of their decisions for them. As society and the problems that face it become more and more complex and machines become more and more intelligent. People won't be able to just turn the machines off. Eventually a stage may be reached at which the decisions necessary to keep the system running will be so complex that human beings will be incapable of making them ved=0ahUKEwiCwK-4uKDeAhXFQo8KHTyrCu4Q1QIIeSgD&biw=931&bih=569 simply because machine-made decisions will bring better results than man-made ones.

What Will Be The Future Look Like Without Humans? .