alex garland

AI Ethics

Should Conscious AI Have Rights?

Big Think asks the question:  Does conscious AI deserve rights? Given that we still have trouble defining consciousness in ourselves, this debate resides largely in the philosophical realm rather than the legal or scientific arenas – for now anyways.

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Alex Garland on Ex Machina, Devs, Annihilation, and the Poetry of Science

Lex Fridman interviews Alex Garland, writer and director of many imaginative and philosophical films from the dreamlike exploration of human self-destruction in the movie Annihilation to the deep questions of consciousness and intelligence raised in the movie Ex Machina. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 3:42 – Are we living in a dream? 7:15 – Aliens 12:34 […]

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