What is Consciousness?

What is Consciousness?

As we create more and more sophisticated AIs, we often wonder if we will ever create an artificial consciousness. That begs the question: what is... Details
If Machines Become Conscious, Will They Deserve Rights?

If Machines Become Conscious, Will They Deserve Rights?

While the AI revolution will first automate away most of the jobs first, what happens next? Will they ever become conscious? How will we know?... Details
Optimistic Nihilism

Optimistic Nihilism

KurzGesagt provides educational videos that inform and sometimes alarm. This video explains their somewhat paradoxical philosophy of “Optimistic Nihilism.” Given their German name (KurzGesagt means... Details
AI Humanties

AI Humanties

Siraj Raval explores the humanities aspect of AI and Data Science. This is a great video that combines philosophy and technology. As someone who has... Details
A New Philosophy on Artificial Intelligence

A New Philosophy on Artificial Intelligence

Kristian Hammond, a professor of computer science and journalism at Northwestern University, speaks on the need for a new philosophical approach to AI. His research has... Details
The Physics and Philosophy of Time

The Physics and Philosophy of Time

Time is something we all experience and wish we had more of. But what exactly is time? From Boltzmann to quantum theory, from Einstein to... Details
The Phantom Menace – What Went Wrong?

The Phantom Menace – What Went Wrong?

Wisecrack has an interesting perspective and fresh look at one of the most disappointing films of all time. Details
Christof Koch on Consciousness

Christof Koch on Consciousness

Lex Fridman interviews Christof Koch about the nature of consciousness and how it applies to AGI, or artificial general intelligence. Details
Is Consciousness is a Mathematical Pattern?

Is Consciousness is a Mathematical Pattern?

Humans have been trying to quantify consciousness for at least as long as there have been written records and, likely, this search for understanding predates... Details
Ray Kurzweil on What Happens After The Technological Singularity?

Ray Kurzweil on What Happens After The Technological Singularity?

Ray Kurzweil is an author, computer scientist, inventor, futurist and a director of engineering at Google. Kurzweil is a public advocate for the futurist and... Details