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Fornuft og følelser

Robotene kommer! Og sammen med robotene kommer frykten. Robotfobien. AI-angsten. Frykten for at maskinene skal ta jobben din. Kjæresten din. Livet ditt.

Stephen Hawking har sagt at full kunstig intelligens (AI¹) kan bety slutten for menneskeheten. 2,541 more words


Doctor Tom's Big TOE...


Now, if you have been a reader of mine for awhile, you will know that I have been a big believer in the need to understand how we fit into the larger sense of the world.   2,068 more words

A Life Worth Living

Collapse Comes of Age

Not long ago, the study of human collapse and extinction was the preserve of cranks (or Hollywood). True, a few maverick scholars have taken on the topic, … 834 more words

Climate Change

Why Reading This Article Could Potentially Unplug the Universe...

Are We Living In “The Matrix?” 

“Have you ever had a dream that you just knew was real… and then you woke up?  How would you know the difference between the Real World, and the Dream World?”  715 more words


Top Heroes of the Year

  1. Elon Musk – For being one of the few people in Silicon Valley, or in all of the US really, to think big enough. He earns the top spot just for saying that he hopes to die on Mars.
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The future of humanity

A subject like “Humanity” is immense in terms of the material that might be referenced in an extended consideration of it, while, given our self-obsession as a race (which would seem to have reached a new high/low with the arrival of the ‘selfie stick’), it a can also seem all-encompassing, so that we are all that seems to matter within creation, and that all other species and our environment only have meaning relative to us, as resources. 619 more words

Reflective Journal

Tacit Knowledge Is Why Superintelligence Might Turn On Us

Do Russ Roberts just posted another gripping EconTalk podcast. This week’s episode featured a discussion with Nick Bostrom about the themes of his book, Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies… 717 more words