Artificial Intelligence, Really, Is Pseudo-Intelligence

In an article at NPR Alva Noë, a philosopher at the University of California at Berkeley, discusses AI.

Artificial intelligence isn’t synthetic intelligence: It’s pseudo-intelligence.

This really ought to be obvious. Clocks may keep time, but they don’t know what time it is. And strictly speaking, it is we who use them to tell time.

And later:

But it’s striking that even the simplest forms of life — the amoeba, for example — exhibit an intelligence, an autonomy, an originality, that far outstrips even the most powerful computers.