Is it a war? Competition with something we created ourselves?
With technology developing rapidly, there is almost nothing a computer cannot do that human does. AI systems can perform various tasks, including recognizing speech, images, and natural language, playing games, driving vehicles, and even performing complex surgeries.
This makes us all wonder if Artificial Intelligence will someday replace people. But can it?
Here are six reasons why AI cannot replace Humans:
1. Lack of creativity
While the human brain is complex and has a remarkable power of imagination, AI can only do what it has been programmed to do. Machines are capable of mimicking patterns and producing technically correct work. Still, they cannot develop new ideas or theories to approach a problem that has never existed. They cannot think outside the box.
2. Lack of emotional intelligence
Nowadays, people may depend on AI to get their work done more efficiently, but machines cannot understand human emotions or provide comfort. Although now AI can realize a few feelings like happiness, sadness, or anger, they have a long way to go before they can understand the complexity of human emotions.
3. Lack of reasoning
AI systems work based on patterns and correlations in the data they have been trained on, but they possess a different level of reasoning and critical thinking than humans. While humans can understand the difference between cause and effect, AI struggles with making causal connections. This ability to reason causally is essential in many fields and contributes to human creativity.
4. Lack of common sense
Currently, AI systems are good at specialized tasks. However, they spontaneously fail in peculiar ways, ways that a human likely wouldn't. Humans can compose sentences by learning to understand and use common concepts they recognize in their surrounding environment. For example, a driverless car sits still for hours at a road intersection where the traffic lights are not working, while in this case, people would be able to comprehend the situation using their intuition.
5. Ethical and moral considerations
The human brain is a work of art. It can make the best decisions by analyzing the situation and considering other aspects that may affect the decision, but AI isn't ready to make unsupervised decisions. AI systems do not possess a moral compass or ethics. They make decisions based on the patterns they have learned from training data. The ethical implications of AI decision-making rely on the data used for training the biases that may be present in the data. Without careful design and oversight, AI systems can perpetuate and amplify existing prejudices and injustices in data.
6. Absence of empathy.
Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others, and it is a complex human trait. While AI can mimic certain aspects of empathy by recognizing patterns in data, it does not genuinely experience emotions or properly understand human feelings.