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
What is Consciousness?

What is Consciousness?

As we create more and more sophisticated AIs, we often wonder if we will ever create an artificial consciousness. That begs the question: what is... Details
If Machines Become Conscious, Will They Deserve Rights?

If Machines Become Conscious, Will They Deserve Rights?

While the AI revolution will first automate away most of the jobs first, what happens next? Will they ever become conscious? How will we know?... Details
Optimistic Nihilism

Optimistic Nihilism

KurzGesagt provides educational videos that inform and sometimes alarm. This video explains their somewhat paradoxical philosophy of “Optimistic Nihilism.” Given their German name (KurzGesagt means... Details
AI Humanties

AI Humanties

Siraj Raval explores the humanities aspect of AI and Data Science. This is a great video that combines philosophy and technology. As someone who has... Details