DeepMind Technologies, a London-based artificial-intelligence firm acquired by Google this year, has revealed that it is designing computers that combine the way ordinary computers work with the way the human brain works. They call this hybrid device a Neural Turing Machine. The hope is it won’t need programmers, and will instead program itself. (1)
We make programs.
We program them to program.
We “see” other programs programming other programs.
We are stupid.
Or just blinded by what we want to see…