Rise of the 'intelligent' machines...

Rise of the 'intelligent' machines...

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 4 - Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Nanosciences and converging sciences

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050+

Wild Card's description 
The performance of AI machines improves dramatically as AI researchers get access to faster hardware. Processing power and memory capacity matches then overtakes the general intellectual performance of the human brain and humans become an inferior race to 'nanosmart robots'.