Ideas That Exceed Our Abilities

“Sometime in the next 20 or 30 years, we’re going to have, because of Moore’s law, machines that will have the computational power and memory of humans.” Even now, many of today’s new engineering achievements are so complex, they can’t really be designed by people – they’re invented by sophisticated computers that exceed our own abilities. “But we don’t know how to program them yet to interact naturally with people. So it’s all a software problem.”