SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
The Ethics Behind Artificial Intelligence: A Dialogue with the CIO of Insight Corporation Insight

Mike Guggemos, Chief Information Officer at Insight Enterprises and Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., Professor of English at the New York Institute of Technology, Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and Co-Founder of the NY Posthuman Research Group, share their views on the thorny issue of AI and ethics.

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
John Danaher
Is effective regulation of AI possible? Eight potential regulatory problems by John Danaher

The halcyon days of the mid-20th century, when researchers at the (in?)famous Dartmouth summer school on AI dreamed of creating the first intelligent machine, seem so far away. Worries about the societal impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) are on the rise. Recent pronouncements from tech gurus like Elon Musk and Bill Gates have taken on a dramatically dystopian edge. They suggest that the proliferation and advance of AI could pose a existential threat to the human race.

Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: “On Agile Management as a Mechanism of Social Control” by Marcelo Rinesi

No, for God’s sake, it’s not the Turing Police. They don’t look for superhuman AIs, much less the sort that hires teams for convoluted transcension heists. I know that’s what you wish we were working on, but they don’t think they are any close to being feasible, and they would know.

Francaise > SciencePolicy > Neuroscience > Advisory Board > Marc Roux
Marc Roux
La « roue hédonique » (2/3) : Du bonheur by Marc Roux

Deuxième des trois parties d’une réflexion sur le syndrome du “hedonic treadmill”. Qu’est-ce que “l’adaptation hédonique” ? Le rôle de la sérotonine …

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner Becomes Lifeboat Foundation Fellow

IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner, due to his engagement in posthuman discourses, the Lifeboat Foundation invited him to being an Advisory Board member of their Ethics, Futurists, and Philosophy board. Several noble prize winners, and MacArthur genius grant fellows are also Advisory Board members of this distinguished organization.

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Austrian newspaper Die Presse am Sonntag

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was recently interviewed by the most intellectual Sunday newspaper of Austria today, Die Presse am Sonntag. In his interview which was entitled “Europe will turn into a Disneyland….”, he also talks about the world’s first Posthuman Studies course which he developed for John Cabot University. Each issue of the newspaper is being read by a third of a million people.

Francaise > Rights > HealthLongevity > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
L’importance du temps by Alexandre Maurer

Allongement de la durée de vie, réduction du temps de travail : pourquoi vouloir plus de temps ?

Francaise > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Contributors > EMG
Les neurosciences pour booster l’intelligence artificielle ? by EMG

L’intelligence artificielle est un domaine qui intéresse beaucoup les transhumanistes, d’une part dans l’optique d’un affranchissement des tâches ingrates pour une transition laborale profitant à tous, d’autre part pour peut-être un jour envisager la création d’êtres conscients “humains” non biologiques.

Rights > Economic > Affiliate Scholar > John G. Messerly
John G. Messerly
Survival of the Richest by John G. Messerly

Professor and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff recently penned an article that went viral, “Survival of the Richest.” It outlines how the super wealthy are preparing for doomsday. Here is a recap followed by a brief commentary.

Francaise > Rights > Economic > Technological Unemployment > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Vers la fin du plein emploi ? Automatisation, intelligence artificielle… by Alexandre Maurer

Automatisation, intelligence artificielle : se dirige-t-on vers la fin du plein emploi ? Dans cette vidéo, je réponds à 4 objections fréquentes sur la question.