[clug] Fwd: [OT] AI news: AI system that came up with novel designs, named as 'Author' of a patent

Paul Wayper paulway at mabula.net
Tue Oct 12 06:59:03 UTC 2021

On 22/8/21 9:04 am, David C via linux wrote:
> my 2c..
> This opens the door for a whole new class of patent trolls, that as the
> article from Kim points out, will stifle innovation as every possible thing
> will be patented.
> Genuine innovation will be possible, but will run the risk of having a near
> valueless imitation churned out by an AI without the all important context
> that actually makes it useful.

Shh, man, you're giving away a plot element in the first chapter of 
"Accelerando" by Charlie Stross!

Have fun,


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