With the rise of artificial intelligence, future of voting may soon be a dystopian nightmare
Today the entire world is caught up in politics. Power and greed rule, the ultimate prize, an election seat!! Be it a member of parliament, an MLA, a senator, a prime Minister or a President. From the lower echelons of politics till the top “VOTE FOR ME’ sums up the fate of a country in terms of economy growth and worldwide image the country has.
But!! Enjoy the ride because the future of voting may soon be a dystopian nightmare. As man relies more on technology, artificial intelligence will soon dictate your behavior and you won’t be the chooser anymore!! Confused?? Read on for looking one of the most interesting future scenarios put forward by an expert on robotics in Carnegie Mellon University.
1 Germs from Artificial Intelligence: The Epidemic of the Future
Professor Illah Nourbaksh expressed his views at a conference in MIT involving a panel discussion titled, “Life in 2015.” He voiced logical concerns that artificial intelligence could invade our political system and reach epidemic proportions akin to a widespread disease. Is this possible?? Well according to the professor it is and it will be caused by the germs that are the fall outs of computerized technology.
Professor Nourbaksh laid bare a future where user information collected online by way of smart gadgets will pave the way for politicians to manipulate voting behavior. The day isn’t too far when this scenario unravels itself.