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How Michel Foucault foresaw AI revolution — Foucault’s Pendulum

In 1975, French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault made a startling prediction: within a few decades, artificial intelligence would surpass human intelligence. Although his exact words were not “artificial intelligence,” but rather “the intelligent machines,” his meaning was clear.

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And, as it turns out, he was right. Today, AI is rapidly becoming more intelligent than humans in a wide variety of tasks. In some cases, AI already outperforms humans — for example…



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Erman Akdogan

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