Philosophy Friday – Lao Tzu

Philosophy Friday – Lao Tzu

The School of Life has a video exploring Daoism and its founder Lao Tzu. I thought it would be a good share for Philosophy Friday.... Details
Taoism and the Philosophy Of Flow

Taoism and the Philosophy Of Flow

For today’s Philosophy Friday, here’s a look at a well-known concept that has emerged from Taoist philosophy is wu wei, that can be translated as... Details
The Philosophy of Stoicism

The Philosophy of Stoicism

It’s been a while since my last “Philosophy Friday” post. Rather than despair, I figured it would be a good time to take a closer... Details
Michio Kaku on The Future of Humanity

Michio Kaku on The Future of Humanity

Here’s an enlightening conversation with the famed theoretical physicist, futurist, and co-founder of String Field Theory, Michio Kaku. This fireside chat from IO19 covers a... Details
Steve Jobs on the Best Invention of Life

Steve Jobs on the Best Invention of Life

For today’s Philosophy Friday, which is also Good Friday, I thought I would share this inspirational speech by Steve Jobs on the big contrast between... Details
Game Theory and the Philosophy of Billions

Game Theory and the Philosophy of Billions

In this video, Jared from Wisecrack explores the philosophy of Billions, a show about the rivalry of a District Attorney and a billionaire hedge fund... Details
How Unaware Things Became Aware – the Origin of Consciousness

How Unaware Things Became Aware – the Origin of Consciousness

In sci-fi and popular culture, there is much talk about when “AI becomes self-aware/conscious” and then bad things will happen to humanity. Aside from being... Details
Noam Chomsky on Mind, Consciousness, and AI

Noam Chomsky on Mind, Consciousness, and AI

Noted linguist Noam Chomsky on mind, consciousness, artificial intelligence and the Turing Test. Details
John Searle on Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence

John Searle on Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence

For this Philosophy Friday, I think this talk by John Searle, the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. In this “Talk... Details
The Epistemology of Deep Learning

The Epistemology of Deep Learning

The Institute for Advanced Study has just posted an interesting talk by Yann LeCun entitled “Deep Learning: Alchemy or Science?” Epistemology concerns the study of... Details