From AI to AGI, Have you heard of Artificial General Intelligence?

in StemSocial2 months ago


I first heard of artificial general intelligence just last week when I logged into my Twitter account and joined a Twitter space on that particular topic. I learned a lot from experienced AI experts, and after the space, I did my own background research on the topic, which I found to be a very interesting development. For the benefits of Hive, I would like to share with you what I have learned about AGI, how it differs from artificial intelligence, and its potentials in the scientific and technological world.

Artificial General Intellegence(AGI) is a development that is rapidly gaining traction in the scientific and technological worlds. It is a term that is gaining popularity in the tech world and has been receiving a lot of attention lately due to its potential to revolutionize the way we interact with computers. AGI is an advanced form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that is capable of performing general cognitive tasks and reasoning rather than just being able to execute specific tasks. More of AGI is still in active research phase and is considered by AI experts as a long term goal.

Unlike AI, which is focused on optimizing one specific task, AGI is focused on developing general problem-solving abilities, allowing machines to think and reason more like humans. AGI seeks to give machines the ability to think, reason, and make decisions more like humans while also being able to learn and adapt to new environments.

The has only recently come to the fore in the scientific community. This is largely due to the recent advances in AI(like ChatGPT), which have enabled machines to perform a wide range of tasks that were once thought to be impossible or too complex for machines to handle. As such, AGI is now seen as the logical next step in the development of AI.


The potential of AGI is immense, and the implications for the future of humanity are staggering. The possibilities are nearly endless, from self-driving cars to virtual assistants that can understand natural language to robots that can learn to do anything a human can do. AGI could even one day be used to create a computer that can think like a human, leading to a new era of "strong AI."

While AGI has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with machines, it also carries a number of ethical implications. One of the primary concerns is that AGI could be used to create machines that are more intelligent than humans, allowing them to take control of our lives and make decisions on our behalf without our consent. This is why it is important to ensure AGI is developed responsibly and ethically.

In the end, AGI could potentially revolutionize the way we interact with machines and open up the possibilities for a wide range of new applications. It is an exciting field of research and development and one that we are only beginning to understand. As AGI continues to develop, it will be interesting to see how it will shape our lives and the way we interact with machines.

I hope you found this useful. I am Abdul-Salam Issahaku, from Ghana. I am a student web developer and a blockchain enthusiast. I blog about technology and investments. You can follow me to be part of my Hive family. Thank you for your time.


Congratulations @lifeof.abdul! You have completed the following achievement on the Hive blockchain And have been rewarded with New badge(s)

You received more than 1250 upvotes.
Your next target is to reach 1500 upvotes.

You can view your badges on your board and compare yourself to others in the Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

Check out our last posts:

Hive Power Up Day - February 1st 2023
The Hive Gamification Proposal

Hi. Welcome to STEMSocial. Thanks for the update.
We appreciate well-researched posts, but your post doesn't contain any references. How can the reader trust you?

Thank you for the reminder @enoilw, I will try to add the references in my subsequent posts in the community

I haven't heard of AGI though but it seem intriguing, well looking at what ChatGTP is capable of it is a no-brainer that this could be the next evolutionary step in artificial intelligence. Thanks for the eye opener, would read more about it

very intriguing indeed. They are literally going to make machines think and make complex decisions. You will not regret reading about this great development. Thanks for passing by bro

Thanks for sharing

Yay! 🤗
Your content has been boosted with Ecency Points, by @lifeof.abdul.
Use Ecency daily to boost your growth on platform!

Support Ecency
Vote for new Proposal
Delegate HP and earn more