Category Archives: Technology

Can human beings survive away from the biosphere of Earth since we are intrinsically linked to and dependent on the microbiology of our planet?

Can human beings survive away from the biosphere of Earth since we are intrinsically linked to and dependent on the microbiology of our planet? [ 21/3/20 ] Provided we take some reasonable approximation to the biosphere of earth with us … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Our Future, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – What events would occur after an AI became sentient, and would it view humans as below it or as equals?

What events would occur after an AI became sentient, and would it view humans as below it or as equals? [ 20/3/20 ] There can be no simple or certain answer to that question. An AI that became self aware, … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future, Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Why are we as humans so much ahead in every other field than medical sciences?

Quora – Why are we as humans so much ahead in every other field than medical sciences? [ 6/3/20 ] Seems to be several major aspects to the answer, in so far as the question is actually accurate in its … Continue reading

Posted in Ideas, Nature, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free?

Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free? [ 19/2/20 ] Short answer no. Longer answer is more complex. Nothing is free of consequences. Everything we do has impacts over space and time. One of the … Continue reading

Posted in economics, Our Future, Politics, Technology, understanding | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – How and when will humans recognize the point at which artificial intelligence has finally become self-aware and conscious, in the way that we understand those concepts?

Quora – How and when will humans recognize the point at which artificial intelligence has finally become self-aware and conscious, in the way that we understand those concepts? [ 18/2/20 ] Some very good answers here, and many that fail … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future, Philosophy, Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Why should we trust science to save us from global warming?

Quora – Why should we trust science to save us from global warming? [ 15/2/20 ] The tools of science can be used to solve any real problem, but cannot be prescient about all possible long term consequences. Science is … Continue reading

Posted in Our Future, Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Quora – Is the future of artificial intelligence a threat to humanity?

Quora – Is the future of artificial intelligence a threat to humanity? [ 12/2/20 ] Not really a useful question. The answer is necessarily – of course – many different sorts of threat exist. The far more useful question is, … Continue reading

Posted in Longevity, Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment