Making Sense with Sam Harris #53 – The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence (with Stuart Russell)

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In this episode Sam Harris speaks with computer scientist Stuart Russell about the challenge of building artificial intelligence that is compatible with human well-being.

Stuart Russell is a Professor of Computer Science and Smith-Zadeh Professor in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley and Adjunct Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco. He is the author (with Peter Norvig) of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.

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Jack Mitchell says:

Sam, you may enjoy Ben Goertzel on the podcast.

Think Human says:

Really fascinating talk! It would be amazing to have some video to watch as well, hope that can someday be arranged. Thanks for the great content!

Siberius Wolf says:

That was great. Awesome stuff.

DEADSETDEMON says:

He sounds like he is ai bad audio or he is a robot

Aurelia Mandel says:

What`s wrong with having an entity which is much smarter than us? Finally.. ! Out of human control? Fine! (Most) probably it is better so…😊 We should be really glad and happy about it, instead of worrying whether is it good or bad. Of course it`s good! So far technology helped us tremendously, let`s not forget that, okay?

Bawb the Revelator says:

Came away from a youtube where a brilliant AI panel was wasted by Niel de Grasse Tyson's interruptions and bad jokes at the 2018 Isaac Asimov Debate. Love the guy, but…… this was embarrassing.

a one says:

How are we going to maintain inequality with automation coming? This is a pertinent question we need to answer.

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