Our Jobless Future? Technological Unemployment and AI with Jønathan Lyons

  Jønathan Lyons is an affiliate scholar at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. He also writes experimental fiction. He is the co-founder of Cicatrix Publications, along with Krysia Jopek. The first project from the press will be Cicatrix Journal, featuring experimental prose and poetry.

Benevolent Superintelligence or Killer Robots? AI, AGI, and Data Science with Dr. Roman Yampolskiy

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy is a Tenured Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville. He is the founding and current director of the Cyber Security Lab and an author of many books including Artificial Superintelligence: a Futuristic Approach. During his tenure at UofL, Dr. Yampolskiy has been recognized as: Distinguished Teaching Professor, Professor of the Year, Faculty Favorite, Top 4 Faculty, Leader in Engineering Education, Top 10 of … Read More

All About AGI: A Podcast with Peter Voss

Peter Voss is Founder and CEO, Adaptive Artificial Intelligence Inc. He is an entrepreneur with a background in electronics, computer systems, business, and technical software. He is also concerned with the intersection between artificial intelligence software and the human condition as conceived by cognitive science, philosophy, psychology, and ethics. Since the early 1990’s he has been researching and developing artificial general intelligence, founding Adaptive A.I. Inc. in December, 2001 with the goal of developing a commercially viable general-purpose AI engine. … Read More

Computation, Consciousness, Information, and Machine Learning: An Introduction to Quantum Neural Networks with Nicole Tedesco

In this podcast, Nicole Tedesco and I discuss quantum neural networks. Beginning with classical NNs, then moving on to quantum effects in biology, the implications of the afformentioned effects for neuroscience, information theory, and, finally quantum neural networks. This recording is at once mind-bending and accessible. Nicole is extremely gifted when it comes to presenting difficult ideas.

The Academy and the Androids: Future Technologies and the Humanities with Peter Moons and Clark Summers

In this podcast we discuss Aristotle, science fiction cinema, Heidegger, friendly AI, the threats and promises of superintelligent software, technology’s impact on society, surveillance states, and cyborg citizens. Peter Joseph Moons has a wide academic background and has spent over a dozen years outside the United States. Among his travels, he was in Panama for the tail end of the dictatorship under General Noriega. He also was in Kosovo, Yugoslavia, just after another political strongman, Slobodan Milošević, vacated his military … Read More

Artificial Intuition: A Talk with Monica Anderson

Monica Anderson is CTO and co-founder of Sensai Corporation and founder of Syntience Inc. She has created Industrial grade Model Based (programmed) AI systems for decades but insists that the path to human-like Understanding Machines requires adopting “Model Free Methods” where ALL Models of the Problem Domain are created by the system itself (through learning) instead of relying on limited (and limiting) Models created by programmers. She explains her approach using terms like “Connectome Algorithms”, “Artificial Intuition”, “Understanding Machines” and … Read More