The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

Is technology the answer to life, the universe and everything? A brief account of human history. Technology and economics 101. The human brain, belief systems and metaphysics. And lots of AI. That’s what’s included in Byron Reese’s book The Fourth Age, featured in CES 2019. There is no lack of ambition or ability to negotiate a […]

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Artifictional Intelligence: is the Singularity or the Surrender the real threat to humanity?

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Artificial intelligence is one of those things: overhyped and yet mystical, the realm of experts and yet something everyone is inclined to have an opinion on. Harry Collins is no AI expert, and yet he seems to get it in a way we could only wish more experts did. Collins is a sociologist. In his book “Artifictional […]

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