While the mutual relevance of humanities, social sciences and neuroscience has increased significantly, the complexity to analyse brain functionality with current AI technology has reached limits. Expanding AI with new insights from neuroscience is required to overcome these barriers.
Abstract concepts like creativity, human desires, social cognition, meaning and free will are necessary components of any conscious being but have proven to be extremely difficult to formalize mathematically.
Keeping human thought and its relationship to individual non-computational experiences alive, human-level AI will remain and support us as a building block for the exploration of new frontiers. Hence a third AI-winter is highly unlikely to occur.MORE COMMENT