Reader View · 20+ min read · From 2019 · Historian Yuval Noah Harari and computer scientist Fei-Fei Li discuss the promise and perils of the transformative technology with WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson. · Shared by 182, including Debbie Meier ✍️⚖️, Jeff Bussgang, Antonio Vieira Santos - #SPS_Live, Bertrand Maltaverne, Yuval Noah Harari, Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Gerd Leonhard, Cyrill Schmid, Thomas Power, Backchannel, Alexandra Wong, Ian M Calvert, Nicolas Berg, Dayyan Smith, Yvette Dubel, 瑞拿頭, Klaus Eck, Clemens M. Schuster, fernand0, Toby Coppel
Reader View · Feb 13th · Tim Urban is the author and illustrator of the popular blog 'Wait But Why'. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:- Audible: https://audib... · Shared by 52, including Lex Fridman, Ryan Hoover, Ariel Renous, Adam Singer
Reader View · 10 min read · 2021-06-26 · One of the real challenges that we’re facing is that we don’t have a lot of information · Shared by 436, including Matt Navarra, Maria Bustillos, Marshall Shepherd, Thomas Pleil, PNASNews, Adam Tinworth ☕️, Brian D. Earp, Ph.D., Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. 🌎🎙🚀 (he/him), Marsha Collier, luis antónio santos
The paper argues that our lack of understanding about the collective behavioral effects of new technology is a danger to democracy and scientific progress.
Reader View · 20+ min read · From 2017 · Machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML and AI) have seized Tech mindshare in a way few topics have in recent memory. · Shared by 5601, including Gabriele, Harpreet Singh, Pete Skomoroch, Thomas Power, Brent Summers, Kris Fannin, Chris Messina, Sir Lord Travis Wright, Web3 Speaker, Klaus Eck, Frank, Werner Vogels, Kenneth Kalmer, Lluís Codina, Herbert Bay, Mike Ivars, Fabricio Teixeira, Antonio Vieira Santos - #SPS_Live, DonDahlmann, Howard Getson, Tibor Martini 🇺🇦 @email@example.com
Reader View · 5 min read · Sep 10th · Generative AI uses millions of images and works of art created by humans to create new pictures. So, who should be compensated? · Shared by 209, including Merkstatt@troet.cafe, Gerd Leonhard, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻
It is important to remember that generative AI systems are not creative. In fact, they’re not even intelligent. I entered a text prompt asking for artwork depicting a robot holding a paintbrush, but the software has no understanding of what a “robot” or a “paintbrush” is. It created the artwork using a statistical process that correlates imagery with the words and phrases in the prompt.
Reader View · 5 min read · From 2020 · The corporate response to coronavirus could make stakeholder capitalism a reality. · Shared by 370, including Niklaus Gerber, Tom Pick | #B2Bmarketing guy, Gregor B. Rosenauer, Jonathan Kogan, Katja Evertz, Meghan M. Biro ⚡️, Antonio Ramos, Andreas Staub, Thomas Power, jorge-ferrer, Pip Morris, Carla Johnson - Keynote Speaker, Denise Lee Yohn, Keith Keller, Annette Franz, CCXP, Matthias Lampe, Elinor Stutz, Charles Duhigg, Bill George, Konrad Weber
Reader View · 9 min read · 2021-05-26 · I’m confident that machine intelligence will be our final undoing. Its potential to wipe out humanity is something I’ve been thinking and writing about for the better part of 20 years. I take a lot of… · Shared by 241, including Nicolas Babin #CES2023, Howard Getson, Albert Ràfols, Bob E. Hayes, jorge-ferrer, Dr. Roman Yampolskiy, Nige Willson
“If we could predict what a superintelligence will do, we would be that intelligent ourselves,” Roman Yampolskiy
Reader View · 20+ min read · 2021-04-27 · Between 1920 and 2020, the average human life span doubled. How did we do it? Science mattered — but so did activism. · Shared by 314, including Peter Kolchinsky, Daniel Kraft, MD, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen (is offline), Josh Wolfe, Carrie Brown, Lee Keyes, Erik Brynjolfsson, Philanthropy News Digest, Michael Arrington 🏴☠️, Craig Spencer MD MPH, Jeff Jarvis, Steve Case, Gary Marcus, Gay_Men_4_Life, Barry Ritholtz, David Wallace-Wells
The period from 1916 to 1920 marked the last point in which a major reversal in global life expectancy would be recorded.
Reader View · 3 min read · Feb 19th · MANY fear that artificial intelligence will be the end of humankind – here’s the truth according to experts. By now, most people around the world use some sort of AI-utilizing device that is … · Shared by 71, including ipfconline #CES2023, Yves Mulkers, Helen Yu #CES2023, Andreas Staub, AI, Iain Brown, PhD, Nicolas Babin #CES2023