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As a starting point, as you think back to your high school days 30 years ago– we were both there and dreaming of that future– what about today is or isn’t in accordance with what you thought back then? Where have your dreams of the future, the bold visions, met or not met reality today?

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– What kind of questions can science not currently answer and may never be able to answer? – Yeah… Is there intelligence out there that underlies the whole thing? You can call him with the “G” word, if you want. I can say, are we a computer simulation with a purpose? Is there an agent,

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What if your reality was nothing more than a complex computer simulation? This is WHAT IF, and here’s what would happen if you were living in a simulation. This is what the very first computer games looked like. And this is what they’ve come to look like after some fifty years of technological progress. Today,

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(electronic music) – In 1977, NASA sent two golden records into space aboard the Voyager One and Two spacecraft. The Voyager probes have become two of the farthest reaching objects ever launched by humanity. And the golden records, real functioning LPs, contained something utterly unique: audio and images from Earth. By 2030, both Voyager One

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Well, you have probably heard about Artificial intelligence. Some people consider AI to be a danger to humanity if it progresses. Others believe that AI, unlike previous technological revolutions, will create a risk of mass unemployment. If you are a tech guy, you probably know what Elon Musk has said on AI. “It is the

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(calming instrumental music) – Well I think actually there are some basic principles to how human thinking works. My last book, “How to Create a Mind”, which came out in 2012, which resulted in me being recruited to Google, I practiced those ideas, talked about how human neocortex works, it’s outgrowth of a thesis I

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