No notes this time, just a speculative conversation about some possible implications of the idea that we could be living in a simulation. Subscribe in Overcast, iTunes, or though our feed. To get in touch with us, visit the Concerning AI Facebook group. http://traffic.libsyn.com/friendlyai/ConcerningAI-episode-0024-2016-07-17.mp3
Are people better than robots?
This episode, we talk about this paper: A Few Useful Things to Know about Machine Learning
We want robot surgeons, bus and taxi drivers and investment advisors. Do you?
Fiction is fun. And, we can’t rely on it to help us figure out what’s going to happen.
Human augmentation may be a way for humans to advance on par with non-biological beings (AIs), but do ethical guidelines make that less likely to happen?
Throughout history there have been doomsayers, yet we’re still here. What makes today’s doomsday scenarios different?