Artificial intelligence

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Human vs artificial intelligence concept.
Human vs artificial intelligence concept.

AI Will Overtake Humans, If We Let It

We determine our future relationship with artificial intelligence. Either we continue to safeguard human thinking while using AI to enhance human capability, or we buy into the materialist superstition that AI can give us the utopian freedom we deserve and jump into our high-tech armchairs. Read More ›
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Abstract 3D wireframe neural cells and network
Abstract 3D wireframe neural cells and network

The National Science Foundation and Advancement in Artificial Intelligence

Early in his career, IEEE fellow and retired National Science Foundation program director Paul Werbos developed the neural network training algorithm known as error backpropagation, which has been foundational to the vast majority of today's advances in artificial intelligence. Read More ›
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Swimming sea turtle in the ocean, photo taken under water at the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia
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Hank Hanegraaff Interviews Animal Algorithms Author Eric Cassell, Pt. 1

On this ID the Future radio host Hank Hanegraaff interviews Animal Algorithms author Eric Cassell about insects and other small-brained animals with innate behaviors of astonishing sophistication — desert ants, leafcutter ants, honey bees, spiders, monarch butterflies, and many more. Read More ›
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The Dangers of Totalitarian Science, Pt. 2

On this ID the Future from the vault, we hear part two of a panel discussion on “The Danger of Totalitarian Science,” held at the July 2018 FreedomFest in Las Vegas. Read More ›
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Discussing Consciousness and the Mind-Body Problem

What does it even mean to be aware of something, to be conscious? Why do the vast majority of people only have one consciousness? Will computers ever experience consciousness? On this Bingecast, Dr. Robert J. Marks and Dr. Angus Menuge discuss these questions and more. Read More ›
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It’s Time for an Artificial Intelligence Reality Check

If you’re getting tired of hearing that “strong AI” is just around the corner, you’re not alone. The Stephen Hawkings, Ray Kurzweils, and Elon Musks of the world have been putting humanity on notice with predictions of machines overtaking humans for decades. Read More ›
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Cartoon robot sitting in line with human applicants for a job interview
Cartoon robot sitting in line with human applicants for a job interview

The Limits of Talking to a Machine

Our technology—the machines built with our art and skill—can better humanity in amazing ways. But machines can’t replace our need for each other Read More ›
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Jay Richards interviews Robert J. Marks at COSM 2019

Are Our Brains Downloadable?

Jay Richards interviews Dr. Robert J. Marks II, Director of the Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence, about the meaning and future of artificial intelligence. Marks challenges the notion espoused by Ray Kurzweil and others that our minds are “downloadable.” In Marks’ view, there are certain aspects of our brain that are not algorithmic and thus can’t be uploaded Read More ›