AI just evolved ahead of schedule, but are we ready?

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Mutation. It is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, normally taking thousands and thousands years, but every few hundred millennia evolution leaps forward.

Those obviously aren't my words… that was said by Professor X during the opening credit scene of the movie X-Men. But it popped into my head last night as the news from Google broke that their artificial intelligence arm - called Deep Mind - had just reached a "turning point in history." Deep Mind's AI algorithm, AlphaZero, is now showing human-like intuition. This is something that AI researchers have said is still years if not a decade away.

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Has evolution leapt forward? Maybe… but it's not human. AlphaZero is only a year old, and it began its learning process just like we do… at school. Its classroom was a chess program, and within just four hours it completely mastered the game. But here's the thing… it was never programmed on how to win... it taught itself. Chess programs have existed in the past, but their play is based on the calculation of outcomes using programmed strategies. AlphaZero on the other hand learned and created its own strategies. Its moves baffle human chess masters. Chess Grandmaster Matthew Sadler said:

It's like discovering the secret notebooks of some great player from the past.

The main reason AlphaZero's moves are so baffling is because its thinking is so unlike a human. It places quote "far less value on individual pieces… sacrificing its soldiers for a better position in the skirmish."

If this isn't kicking off warning lights inside AI laboratories we're in big trouble.

If this isn't kicking off warning lights inside AI laboratories we're in big trouble. What happens if AlphaZero is employed in the Department of Defense? Can you imagine that same strategy sending orders to our military? What about healthcare? A doctor would never think about sacrificing a patient… but a machine would. If those two scenarios sound outlandish, consider that both Russia and China are currently developing AI for military purposes. Do you think we're just going to sit that one out? And companies like Amazon and Google are developing AI to revolutionize healthcare. They are said to be just a few short years away.

Human level intuition and creativity in AI is indeed a turning point in history. It's the first step towards Artificial General Intelligence. We may ultimately look back on this development as the date when everything changed. Professor X said that evolution has enabled human beings to be the dominant species on the planet, and major evolution just leaped forward… but it wasn't human.

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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