Kevin Kelly, the author of The Inevitable, talks about what technology wants, consciousness of AI, and why we should be optimistic about the future.
Archive for category: Artificial Intelligence
Podcast episodes about artificial intelligence from the Future Thinkers Podcast by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova
FTP053: Ramez Naam – Reasons To Be Optimistic About the Future
Ramez Naam, computer scientist, futurist and author of five books, including The Nexus trilogy and The Infinite Resource, discusses intersections between blockchain, energy and transport, taking responsibility for the use of technology, and creating a positive future.
FTP050: Daniel Jeffries – The Evolution of Systems and The Meaning of Life
Author and futurist Daniel Jeffries dives deeper into discussing ideologies, systems thinking and the meaning of life.
FTP046: Daniel Schmachtenberger – Winning Humanity’s Existential Game
Daniel Schmachtenberger interview on mitigating natural and human-caused existential risks and designing post-capitalist systems
FTP045: Amber Case – Calm Technology and Human-Machine Interactions
MIT and Harvard researcher Amber Case talks about how to make human-technology interactions more unintrusive, healthy, and productive
FTP044: David Orban – Entrepreneurship in The 21st Century
Entrepreneur and investor David Orban from Singularity University talks about new technologies and their impact on entrepreneurship in the 21st century.
FTP032: Aric Dromi – Smart Cities of The Future
Smart cities of the future: Aric Dromi, the futurologist at Volvo, talks about how VR, AI, and Blockchain will transform our cities in the coming decade
FTP030: Robin Hanson – The Age of Em: 1 Year After We Upload Ourselves to The Internet
Brain emulation, also known as mind uploading, is a concept that has fascinated science fiction writers and futurists for decades. This is the theoretical idea of scanning a brain - or a mental state - and copying it into the computer. Although no such technology currently exists, many prominent...
FTP023: Phil Torres – What Are The Biggest Existential Risks to Humanity?
From global climate change to nuclear war, there are many things threatening our existence at any given time. Existential risks are those that endanger the existence of the entire human species. These are threats that can potentially lead to human extinction, or cause irreversible damage to the human civilization.
What If Artificial Intelligence Was Enlightened?
This is the first video in our video series Deep Breath. What if Artificial Intelligence was enlightened? Video Transcript: I find it interesting that there are so many dystopian visions about Artificial Intelligence in popular culture and media nowadays. The Terminator or The Matrix situation, where it’s a hostile takeover...