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#16: What, Me Worry? - I Don’t Share Most Concerns About Artificial Intelligence by Lawrence Krauss

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top 30 articles published this year on our blog (out of more than 1,000), based on how many total hits each one received.

The following piece was first published here on May 25, 2015, and is the #16 most viewed of the year.

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What, Me Worry? - I Don’t Share Most Concerns About Artificial Intelligence by Lawrence Krauss

There has of late been a great deal of ink devoted to concerns about artificial intelligence, and a future world where machines can “think,” where the latter term ranges from simple autonomous decision-making to full fledged self-awareness. I don’t share most of these concerns, and I am personally quite excited by the possibility of experiencing thinking machines, both for the opportunities they will provide for potentially improving the human condition, to the insights they will undoubtedly provide into the nature of consc...

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Physicist Lawrence Krauss: God is a byproduct of your hard-wired narcissism by Adam A. Ford

At the Melbourne skeptic’s meeting in Australia last month, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss was asked whether spiritual experiences could ever be scientifically validated.

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Does Religious Liberty Equal Freedom to Discriminate? by Lawrence Krauss

I happened to leave the country on the day that President Obama made his historic statement that he was in favor of same-sex marriage. I had expected his statement to ruffle feathers from those who found such partnerships difficult to reconcile with their religious beliefs, but I arrived back to find that the resulting outcry was completely counter-intuitive.

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Countdown to the Man-Made Apocalypse by Lawrence Krauss

Should the “Doomsday Clock” be moved ahead because of threats from biotechnology?

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To the Moon, Newt! by Lawrence Krauss

Gingrich’s wasteful, scientifically unsound plan to put colonists on lunar soil.