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Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet?

Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet? I’m not worried about the planet, but the future of the life forms living on it has consumed much of my attention over the … Continue reading

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Quora – Is super-intelligence impossible?

Quora – Is super-intelligence impossible? What do you mean by super intelligence? Better than human level? Yes – certainly, and we are not there yet, and not as far away as many would like to think. Intelligent enough to answer … Continue reading

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Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast

Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast Imagine is one of my favourite songs also. I am now clear that the outcomes imagined in the song are impossible as long as … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and life expectancy

Quora – How can AI lead to increased life expectancy? In several different ways. AI systems can help us analyse the data from complex and uncertain biochemical experiments, and allow us to see new levels and pathways of connection that … Continue reading

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Quora – ethical consequences of immortality

Quora – What are the ethical consequences of immortality? Don’t agree with either of the other answers. It very much depends on what you mean by ethical? For me, my chosen highest values are individual life and individual liberty, and … Continue reading

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Comment to The Portal 001 – Eric Weinstein and Peter Thiel

You Tube – Peter Thiel on “The Portal”, Episode #001: An Era of Stagnation & Universal Institutional Failure. Technologist and Investor Peter Thiel is the guest as he joins Eric Weinstein in the studio Some really great stuff, and much … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and work

Will artificial intelligence ever replace the need for humans to work? In what sense? Humans need to work in the sense of doing something meaningful with some significant fraction of their time. Work in the sense of having to do … Continue reading

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