Summary of “You Are Already Living Inside a Computer”

Its remoteness might lessen the fear of an AI apocalypse, but it also obscures a certain truth about machines’ role in humankind’s destiny: Computers already are predominant, human life already plays out mostly within them, and people are satisfied with the results.
Turing then imagined a version in which one of the players behind the door is a human and the other a machine, like a computer.
The design, known as the universal Turing machine, became an influential model for computer processing.
Like how Turing’s original thinking machine strived to pass as a man or woman, a computer tries to pass, in a way, as another thing.
Grill as computer, bike lock as computer, television as computer.
Forget Ring, the doorbell has already retired in favor of the computer.
Another take, advocated by the philosopher of mind David Chalmers and the computer scientist Ray Kurzweil, is the “Singularity,” the idea that with a sufficient processing power, computers will be able to simulate human minds.
Computers already have persuaded people to move their lives inside of them.

The orginal article.