Artificial intelligence today feeds fantasies and fears, some well-founded, others a little more irrational. To talk about it, we went to meet Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, professor of computational sciences and author of numerous books, the latest of which, “Le mythe de la singularité” (Seuil, 2017) attacks transhumanist ideas at their source, from the postulate of Moore’s Law.
Yet before being a danger for humanity or an apocalypse for old Europe as some predict, artificial intelligence is a tremendous scientific and technical impetus. Take 10 minutes to get back to the basics of the problem with the fascinating Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, whom we invite you to read to continue thinking.
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