In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with psychologist Jordan B. Peterson about freedom of speech and the nature of truth. Jordan B. Peterson is a clinical psychologist and Professor at the University of Toronto. He… Read more ›
Scared of superintelligent AI? You should be, says neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris — and not just in some theoretical way. We’re going to build superhuman machines, says Harris, but we haven’t yet grappled with the problems associated with creating… Read more ›
Ray Kurzweil & Marvin Minsky : The Emotion Machine
Ray Kurzweil & Aubrey de Grey : What Is The Future of Aging?
Ray Kurzweil & Robert Freitas : What Is The Future of Nanorobotics?
Raymond “Ray” Kurzweil (February 12, 1948) is an American author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist. Aside from futurism, he is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He has… Read more ›
The Waking Up Podcat #37 – Thinking in Public: A Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson Released on: May 31, 2016 Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter Neil deGrasse Tyson’s homepage at the Hayden Planetarium In this episode of the Waking Up… Read more ›
Philip George Zimbardo (born March 23, 1933) is a psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He became known for his 1971 Stanford prison experiment and has since authored various introductory psychology books, textbooks for college students, and other… Read more ›