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No Foundational Evidence for Creating an AI God

Some in the artificial intelligence tech industry believe they are "creating God," according to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a recent interview. And he is right. Many pursuing AI advances are trying to create God or believe humans can achieve a godlike status through technology.

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Exploring Personal Identity: More from Dr. Jonathan Loose

Robert J. Marks II
July 11, 2024
In this episode of Mind Matters News, hosts Robert J. Marks and Angus Menuge continue their discussion with Dr. Jonathan J. Loose, author of the chapter “The Simple Theory of Personal Identity and the Life Scientific” in the book Minding the Brain. They explore thought experiments that challenge the idea that personal identity is solely determined by physical and psychological continuity. They also discuss how the simple view of personal identity aligns with common sense and the practical implications for science and reasoning. The conversation wraps with the importance of considering all evidence, including subjective experiences, in understanding reality. Additional Resources Minding the Brain: Models of the Mind, Information, and Empirical Science Jonathan J

Giving Up Darwin’s Brilliant and Beautiful Theory

David Gelernter
July 10, 2024
Five years ago, Yale University professor of computer science David Gelernter wrote that he was bidding farewell to neo-Darwinian evolutionary theory. Why would he take such a bold step? What convinced him that the neo-Darwinian paradigm no longer satisfied the scientific evidence? On this ID The Future, host Andrew McDiarmid marks the fifth anniversary of Gelernter's important essay by reading it aloud in full. If you’ve read the essay, this will likely be a good refresher on Gelernter’s arguments. If you haven’t read it yet, by all means enjoy!

Emily Reeves on Intersection of Biology and Engineering

Emily Reeves
July 8, 2024
The biochemical revolution of the last century has revealed powerful evidence of design in living things. Now, scientists are beginning to realize the benefits of studying designed systems through an engineering lens. On today's episode, Dr. Emily Reeves discusses the intersection of biology and engineering with Fred Williams and Doug McBurney, hosts of the Real Science Radio podcast. In this 45-minute chat, Dr. Reeves explains the importance of using engineering principles to understand biological systems. This interview originally aired on Real Science Radio.

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