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The long-term future of AI (and what we can do about it) : Daniel Dewey at TEDxVienna
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The long-term future of AI (and what we can do about it) : Daniel Dewey at TEDxVienna

This has been one of my favourite simple talks on AI Impacts – Simple, clear and straight to the point. Recommended as an introduction to the ideas (referred to in the title). I couldn’t find the audio of this talk at TED – it has been added to archive.org:   Daniel Dewey is a research…

Brian Greene on Artificial Intelligence, the Importance of Fundamental Physics, Alien Life, and the Possible Future of Our Civilization
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Brian Greene on Artificial Intelligence, the Importance of Fundamental Physics, Alien Life, and the Possible Future of Our Civilization

March 14th was Albert Einstein’s birthday, and also PI day, so it was a fitting day to be interviewing well known theoretical physicist and string theorist Brian Greene – the author of a number of books including, The Elegant Universe, Icarus at the Edge of Time, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality!…

Michio Kaku – The Future of the Mind – Intelligence Enhancement & the Singularity
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Michio Kaku – The Future of the Mind – Intelligence Enhancement & the Singularity

Scifuture interview with popular scientist Michio Kaku on the Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance & Empower the Mind! The audio of this interview is found here. Dr. Michio Kaku advocates thinking about some of the radical Transhumanist ideas we all know and love – here he speaks on the frontiers of Neuroscience, Intelligence Enhancement, the…

Peter Singer – Ethics, Utilitarianism & Effective Altruism
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Peter Singer – Ethics, Utilitarianism & Effective Altruism

Peter Singer discusses Effective Altruism, including Utilitarianism as a branch of Ethics. Talk was held as a joint event between the University of Melbourne Secular Society and Melbourne University Philosophy Community. Is philosophy, as a grounds to help decide how good an action is, something you spend time thinking about? Audio of Peter’s talk can…