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Human Authenticity and Boundary Lines

As the level of knowledge on hand increases, our ability to create technology rises. Just in the past forty years, humans have created an almost infinite amount of programming languages. Using programming languages, we have been able to advance technology like never before. A relatively new concept that computer scientists are working on is the subject of artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence is a branch of computer science that deals with the capability of a computer to simulate intelligent human behavior. In Brian Christian's excerpt, “Authenticating” he studies the differences between computers and humans, and analyzes the differences by having conversations with bots. Although the computers may seem as if they are human when conversing, they are not. Whatever the computer replies is the product of programs humans wrote, but at the same time there are many differences because computers are just a reflection of us. Although artificial intelligence blurs the boundary line of what it means to be human, computers do not converse like humans because human authenticity is established via our ability to reason and express emotion.
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