Consciousness

Interesting Quantum Computing Science

Quantum Biology Explained by Jim Al-Khalili

Prof. Jim-Al-Khalili explains the emerging field of quantum biology and discusses how this new discipline has developed from its inception in the 1920s until fruition in the late 1990s with the discovery of quantum effects in magnetoreception, olfaction, enzyme catalysis, and photosynthesis.

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AI Ethics Virtual Reality

Jaron Lanier on Virtual Reality, Social Media & the Future of Humans and AI

Jaron Lanier is a living legend. One of the earliest pioneers in virtual reality and I vividly remember reading about him in Wired magazine while I was still in college (and Wired was still relevant). Here he is speaking with Lex Fridman about VR, social media, AI, and humanity’s future. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:39 […]

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Neural Networks Science

How Do Neural Networks Grow Smarter?

Neurobiologists and computer scientists are trying to discover how neural networks become a brain. Will nature give us the answer, or is it all up to an artificial intelligence to work it out? Watch this talk from The Royal Institution to find out more.

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AI Philosophy Fridays

How Does Matter Give Rise To Consciousness?

Sam Harris ponders how matter gives rise to consciousness?

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