01.11.2021 – 10:27
Samstag, 6. November 2021, 20.15 Uhr Erstausstrahlung
Lawyer Tom (Daniel Donskoy) lives with his wife Mari (Halima Ilter) in the near future in a big city in the middle of Europe. Tom loves his wife, his work and his life in a networked, digitized world. When he loses his job in the law firm to an AI that works more efficiently, faster and more cheaply, he wants to find out who is behind it. The docu-drama “AI – The Last Invention”, which 3sat will broadcast for the first time on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at 8:15 pm, explores the opportunities and risks of artificial intelligence. The fictional story is based on today’s research. It is interwoven with a documentary level in which leading researchers from around the world comment on and classify the events. The film can be seen on ZDF on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 11:15 p.m.
To his surprise, Tom owes his unemployment to a former fellow student: his college friend Vida (Lisa Bitter) has specialized in AI development and developed the machine that cost Tom the job. How did the reserved and inconspicuous law student turn into a tough AI developer? Tom finds out that she has optimized herself with a chip that increases her cognitive abilities to an IQ of over 200.
For Tom one thing is certain: He wants this chip too. After a successful operation, Tom and Vida develop an AI that is supposed to cure diseases – and so he learns what Vida is really working on: Together with her boss, Professor Reinhard (Thomas Heinze), Vida wants to build a machine that is able to transferring learned knowledge to new, unknown problems.
Vida believes that such general artificial intelligence can make for a just, nonviolent world. But this AI could also acquire enormous power – and how it will behave once it is unleashed, no one can predict. When Vida gets into a personal emergency, she has to decide: will she release the superintelligence to solve her problem? Or does she follow the urgent warnings from her boss, who considers such an approach to be irresponsible?
Ansprechpartnerin: Marion Leibrecht, Telefon: 06131 – 70-16478; Presse-Desk, Telefon: 06131 – 70-12108, [email protected]
More information and the docu-drama as a video stream: https://pressetreff.3sat.de/programm/dossier/mappe/zeige/Special/ki-die-letzte-erfindung/
Photos of the broadcast are available from ZDF Press and Information, phone: 06131 – 70-16100, and from https://presseportal.zdf.de/presse/dieletzteerfindung
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