The United States Navy is looking for players who want to face a challenge of the future: a war against artificial intelligence.
Looking for gamers to win Skynet
Regarding artificial intelligence, there are two opinions very prominent today: their danger to humans and their power to take advantage, even economically.
Focusing on the dangerous part, that in the future robots and artificial intelligence pose a real threat against humanity, in the Skynet plan, is a possibility that from the US military are taken very seriously . So much so to ask the help of the gamers.
The US Navy is organizing a massive online war game from March 27 to invite everyone to participate . But there is a profile they look for very particularly: the gamer.
According to the experts of the US Army, their way of facing the game in front of a console or a PC brings an element that has no other profiles. The game will pose a simulated scenario against an artificial intelligence and where they expect different profiles, including gamers, to provide feedback, ideas and teamwork that the US Navy can use in the future. Or at least study them.
If you do, you can sign up now . Skynet is waiting for you.