Search Results for:

Towards the Abolition of Suffering Through Science
| | | |

Towards the Abolition of Suffering Through Science

An online panel focusing on reducing suffering & paradise engineering through the lens of science. Panelists: Andrés Gómez Emilsson, David Pearce, Brian Tomasik and Mike Johnson Note, consider skipping to to 10:19 to bypass some audio problems in the beginning!! Topics Andrés Gómez Emilsson: Qualia computing (how to use consciousness for information processing, and why…

Should We Fear or Welcome the Singularity? Nobel Week Dialogue 2015 – The Future of Intelligence
| | |

Should We Fear or Welcome the Singularity? Nobel Week Dialogue 2015 – The Future of Intelligence

Should science and society welcome ‘the singularity’ – the idea of the hypothetical moment in time when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence? The discussion has been growing over decades, institutes dedicated to solving AI friendliness have popped up, and more recently the ideas have found popular advocates. Certainly super intelligent machines could help solve classes…

Philosophy & Effective Altruism – Peter Singer, David Pearce, Justin Oakley, Hilary Greaves
| | |

Philosophy & Effective Altruism – Peter Singer, David Pearce, Justin Oakley, Hilary Greaves

Panelists ([from left to right] Hilary Greaves, Peter Singer, Justin Oakley & David Pearce) discuss what they believe are important philosophical aspects of the Effective Altruism movement – from practical philosophy we can use today to possible endpoints implied by various frameworks in applied ethics. The panelists navigate through a wide range of fascinating and…