With the innovation of Ai, I foresee a future in which Ai will be integrated with humans, possibly at first from a medical position, but it should not be dismissed.
Imagine a future in which Ai can assist medical interventions to allow normal life to continue where medicine would currently fail.
We have already seen examples of it with Matthew Nagle who was the first person ever with spinal cord paralysis to have a brain implant that gave him the ability to operate a computer cursor. Nagle mastered the fundamental movement needed to play Pong in under four days.
Also, Perhaps there was a prediction in In the 1999 film ‘The Matrix,’ when Neo, the protagonist, talks about Artificial Intelligence in a scene. Many people learned the term ‘Artificial intelligence’ from that ground breaking film. But they forgot about it and thought it was some science fiction term.
The AI market is already huge and the economics of AI are staggering. According to a report by PwC, AI could contribute US$ 15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030.
In the US alone, AI is projected to add US$ 8.3 trillion to the economy by 2035.
A report by McKinsey Global Institute suggests that adopting AI could increase productivity by up to 40 per cent.
The CEO of Google, said, “AI is one of the most profound things we’re working on as humanity. It’s more profound than fire or electricity.”
This maybe an exciting prospect for some, but worrying for others given the mix of concerns in the early Ai since the launch of ChatGPT
The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into humans has been a topic of interest for researchers and experts in various fields. The concept of AI integration into humans entails the merging of AI with the human body, brain, and cognition, to enhance human capabilities and augment human intelligence. What will the potential benefits or risks be of this integration?
The integration of AI into humans has the potential to revolutionise human existence, by enabling humans to enhance their cognitive, sensory, and physical abilities, and providing solutions to various health and social problems. However, this integration also raises ethical, social, and legal concerns, such as the loss of privacy, autonomy, and identity, and the creation of new forms of inequality and discrimination. Therefore, going forward it will be essential to develop a conceptual framework for the integration of AI into humans, which takes into account the potential benefits and risks, and provides guidelines for the responsible and ethical implementation of this technology, but who will this responsibility fall on?
It will for sure highlight the need for a multidisciplinary approach to the integration of AI into humans, which would involve collaboration between experts in AI, neuroscience, bioengineering, ethics, law, and social sciences, so whilst the technology may advance quickly, I would see a potential road block just from forming this collaboration alone.
As I see it there will be four main components:
Firstly, the technological component, which involves the development of AI technologies and techniques that can be integrated into the human body, brain, and cognition.
Secondly, the ethical component, which involves the identification and evaluation of the ethical, social, and legal implications of the integration of AI into humans, and the development of ethical guidelines for its implementation.
Thirdly, the social component, which involves the assessment of the impact of the integration of AI into humans on society, and the development of strategies to mitigate any negative effects.
Lastly, the educational component, which involves the development of educational programs and materials to raise awareness and promote understanding of the integration of AI into humans among the general public and relevant stakeholders.
The idea of this article was to open up thoughts, inputs, theories, agreement, objection or just tease the mind for what could be the future.