Artificial intelligence (AI) is the science of creating smart machines. AI systems use deep learning, data, and machine learning to operate in a way that copies humans. Does this mean that artificial intelligence will replace human intelligence? It’s unlikely that AI will ever take the place of the human brain.
Artificial Intelligence and the Human Brain
AI systems are faster than people. They have better work abilities too. Compared to humans, AI systems provide more decision-making accuracy and feature smart work skills.
Researchers know that humans become smarter through adaptive learning and experience. The way that people learn doesn’t rely on the information or preinstalled data. Yet, AI requires data like this to function effectively.
There are plenty of Hollywood films that show AI taking over the world. This is fantasy. The human brain is complex, with many layers that aid intelligence. Machines cannot match this. For the best results, companies should combine AI with human talent.
Research shows that companies enjoy a higher work performance when their employees partner with AI. By joining intelligence, people enhance their leadership abilities, creativity, and teamwork. Collaboration creates AI with better scalability and speed.
Human brains use a lot more energy to function than computers. A computer system uses around 2 watts of energy while the brain needs about 25 watts.
Will AI Replace, Human Workers?
While some of the latest AI advancements imitate human intelligence, they cannot bypass the intellect of the brain.
The brain collects knowledge using a sense of understanding, reasoning, experience, and logic. How people experience feelings impacts a brain’s ability to learn and become smarter. This is something that AI cannot copy.
Neuroscience is the reason why AI is as advanced as it is. Those who build AI systems use neuroscience for inspiration. AI systems are modeled after human intellect. They also feature networks that mirror the brain’s structure.
Despite the human brain being irreplaceable by AI, advanced technology can replace some work tasks. For instance, once an AI system shows that it can operate a truck safer and better than a human driver, trucking companies will switch to AI.
There are many benefits to using AI in trucking. An AI system will never become distracted by another driver, operate a vehicle drunk, or speed. The system can also drive for 24 hours without becoming tired.
Human Intelligence is Endless
For AI to take the place of the human brain, technology must learn how to sort out the different kinds of human intellect. People are teaching machines how to apply what they learn in real-world situations. However, AI will need to equal the frequency of the human mind to replace it.
AI can mimic how people operate, but it cannot make rational decisions. To make rational decisions, AI requires evolution to manage what people consider common sense.
Contact me at the Productivity Intelligence Institute if you need help combining AI and your workforce. I can help you bring them together.