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Technopolitics > Futurism > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
James Hughes and the Transhumanist Zeitgeist Singularity Bros

Our very first guest—and one of our favorites—James Hughes returns to keep it 100. James Hughes, Executive Director of the IEET, and the first guest we ever had, is back. He’s the best. Prepare for a transhumanist delight.

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Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
Who’s a Technoprogressive? The World Transformed

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
The Virtues Control Panel with James Hughes The World Transformed

Technopolitics > Philosophy > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Affiliate Scholar > Adam A. Ford
AI & the Faustian Bargain with Technological Change - A. C. Grayling Adam Ford

AC Grayling weighs in on progress in Artificial Intelligence - this is the first time he has publicly discussed the issues he does in this interview. “I think the thing that is going to change everything is machine learning; is artificial intelligence and robotics…this is an enormous dogs leg in human history in a way that the intelligence systems can teach themselves, can become even smarter than they are already.”

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Affiliate Scholar > Adam A. Ford
Peter Singer - Ethics, Uncertainty & Moral Progress Adam Ford

Peter Singer moral progress & ethics involved in dealing with uncertainty, including Derek Parfit’s view on the value of future life (as yet unrealised). He also discusses Trump and alt-facts at the end.

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
Bryson on Why Robots Should Be Slaves Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast

In this episode, IEET Affiliate Scholar John Danaher interviews Joanna Bryson. Joanna is Reader in Computer Science at the University of Bath. Joanna’s primary research interest lies in using AI to understand natural intelligence, but she is also interested in the ethics of AI and robotics, the social uses of robots, and the political and legal implications of advances in robotics. In the latter field, she is probably best known for her article, published in 2010 entitled ‘Robots Should be Slaves’. They talk about the ideas and argumen...

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > SciencePolicy > Innovation > Safety and Efficacy > Affiliate Scholar > B. J. Murphy
Nano: Short Film Explores Future of Nanotech and its Legal Repercussions Serious Wonder

In the near future, nanotechnology administered into the bloodstream can sync with computer apps to augment the human genome. A new law mandating and regulating this once elective procedure meets resistance from hacktivists who are conspiring to thwart the impending roll-out of “Nano version 2.0.”

 

Rights > Economic > Basic Income > Affiliate Scholar > B. J. Murphy
Present Futures: Universal Basic Assets and The History and Future of Space Travel ( Present Future

Present Futures: Universal Basic Assets and The History and Future of Space Travel Guest- Mr. BJ Murphy- Transhumanism (46:58-1:37:07) Category

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Rights > Economic > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
Wellman and Rajan on the Ethics of Automated Trading Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast

In this episode, IEET Affiliate Scholar John Danaher is joined by Michael Wellman and Uday Rajan. Michael is a Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Michigan; and Uday is a Professor of Business Administration and Chair and Professor of Finance and Real Estate at the same institution. Their conversation focuses on the ethics of autonomous trading agents on financial markets. We discuss algorithmic trading, high frequency trading, market manipulation, the AI control problem and more.

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SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Neuroscience > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
Mark Coeckelbergh on Robots and the Tragedy of Automation Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast

In this episode, IEET Affiliated Scholar John Danaher talks to Mark Coeckelbergh. Mark is a Professor of Philosophy of Media and Technology at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna and President of the Society for Philosophy and Technology. He also has an affiliation as Professor of Technology and Social Responsibility at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, UK. They talk about robots and philosophy (robophilosophy), focusing on two topics in particular. First, the rise of the carebot...