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  1. Rodney Brooks on Artificial Intelligence - Econlib

    Rodney Brooks, emeritus professor of robotics at MIT, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the future of robots and artificial intelligence. Brooks argues that we both under-appreciate and over-appreciate the impact of innovation. He applies this insight to the current state of driverless cars and other changes people are expecting to change our daily …

    http://www.econtalk.org/rodney-brooks-on-artificial-intelligence/

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  2. THE #MAKETECHHUMAN PODCAST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: WHAT IF WE SUCCEED? | WIRED

    In this episode of the #maketechhuman podcast, host Matt Mira discusses the future of artificial intelligence with Rodney Brooks, founder, chairman and CTO of Rethink Robotics; University of California at Berkeley professor Stuart Russell; and the UK’s Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees.  The discussion is particularly timely in light of the two open letters about…

    http://www.wired.com/brandlab/2015/09/the-maketechhuman-podcast-artificial-intelligence-what-if-we-succeed/

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  3. Kevin Kelly (pt 1) - AI, Robots & Making a Non-Dystopian Tech Future

    This is part one of our conversation w/Kevin Kelly, the founding executive editor of Wired, the guy behind Cool Tools, The "1000 True Fans" theory and much more.

    In this conversation, we talk mainly about how the future will change due to technology, whether things like AI (Artificial Intelligence) will be dangerous and much more.

    You can find out more about Kevin Kelly at www.kk.org

    You can find the NextMarket Podcast at www.technology.fm/nextmarketpodcast/

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  4. Ep 17: Kevin Kelly and The Inevitable | The Christian Transhumanist Podcast

    What’s Inevitable, and what we get to choose? Micah Redding and Kevin Kelly discuss rapidly approaching technological change, the advent of Artificial Intelligence, and how technology challenges and illuminates our understanding of God, faith, and ourselves.

    Kevin Kelly is the founding editor of Wired magazine, a former editor & publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog, and a founding member of the board of the Long Now Foundation. He’s the author of What Technology Wants, and his latest book The Inevitable, which just hit bookshelves.

    Topics and relevant links:

    The Inevitable, Kevin Kelly’s latest book, and his last book What Technology Wants

    The Long Now Foundation, which is trying to build a 10,000 year clock

    How Artificial Intelligence will help us see new aspects of reality, and understand intelligence itself

    What happens when computers prove things humans can’t understand?

    Kevin’s conversion experience, as first told on This American Life

    Why humans cannot live "in the moment" alone

    The next 1000 years of Christianity, and why we maybe need another scenario of the future

    A robot catechism

    Predestination, free will, technological determinism, and how we can surprise God

    Further reading:

    Why I don’t worry about a super AI

    Why robots should take our jobs

    Arguments against technology

    Quotes:

    "I believe we have a moral obligation to increase the power and presence of technology in the world"

    "Humanity is our greatest invention"

    "Technology is basically the extension of life"

    "Culture is so that ideas don’t die out"

    "Our job is to surprise God." — Kevin Kelly

    http://brickcaster.com/christiantranshumanist/17

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  5. Stuart Russell on “The long-term future of (Artificial) Intelligence”

    Stuart Russell (UC Berkeley/ Center for Intelligent Systems) on "The long-term future of (Artificial) Intelligence" at a San Francisco LASER http://www.scaruffi.com/leonardo/jul2015.html

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  6. The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

    In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with computer scientist Stuart Russell about the challenge of building artificial intelligence that is compatible with human well-being.

    Stuart Russell is a Professor of Computer Science and Smith-Zadeh Professor in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley and Adjunct Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco. He is the author (with Peter Norvig) of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

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  7. #53 — The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

    In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with computer scientist Stuart Russell about the challenge of building artificial intelligence that is compatible with human well-being.

    https://soundcloud.com/samharrisorg/the-dawn-of-artificial-intelligence

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  8. Triangulation 255: Kevin Kelly

    Kevin Kelly, one of the leading technology thinkers and writers, is the author of The Inevitable. It is about the deep trends in the next 20 years that will shape one’s life. He suggests everyone embrace these changes, including ubiquitous tracking, accessible artificial intelligence, constant sharing, getting paid to watch ads, VR in the home, etc.

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  9. #53 — The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

    In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with computer scientist Stuart Russell about the challenge of building artificial intelligence that is compatible with human well-being.

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  10. Alison Gopnik: What do babies think? | Talk Video | TED.com

    "Babies and young children are like the R&D division of the human species," says psychologist Alison Gopnik. Her research explores the sophisticated intelligence-gathering and decision-making that babies are really doing when they play.

    http://www.ted.com/talks/alison_gopnik_what_do_babies_think

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