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The AI Experience

By Lloyd Danzig

An exploration of the trends and discussion of the topics in AI that are shaping the future, brought to you by the International Consortium for the Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence.
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Episode 033: AI in Warfare (Part 1)

The AI ExperienceFeb 09, 2022

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Episode 033: AI in Warfare (Part 1)
Feb 09, 202235:47
Episode 032: The Metaverse
Jan 19, 202234:35
Episode 031: Is The Brain A Computer?
Oct 29, 202136:38
Episode 030: Surveillance
Aug 20, 202150:00
Episode 029: AI Avatars
Mar 26, 202112:36
Episode 028: Finitely Big Numbers
Jan 29, 202125:31
Episode 027: AI in Sports
Dec 25, 202012:59
Episode 026: The Turing Test
Nov 27, 202019:31
Episode 025: Genetic Algorithms
Oct 30, 202015:57
Episode 024: GANs
Oct 30, 202012:48
Episode 023: GOFAI
Oct 16, 202010:26
Episode 022: Artificial Consciousness
Oct 02, 202018:58
Episode 021: GPT-3
Sep 18, 202023:41
Episode 020: AI & The Metaverse
Sep 04, 202021:25
Episode 019: Instrumental Convergence
Aug 21, 202026:45
Episode 018: Unintended Consequences
Aug 07, 202037:54
Episode 017: Predictive Policing
Jul 24, 202031:42
Episode 016: Misleading Advertising
Jul 10, 202027:37
Episode 015: Existential Risk
Jun 26, 202031:45
Episode 014: Facial Recognition Pt. 2
Jun 12, 202027:18
Episode 013: Algorithmic Bias
May 29, 202032:22
Episode 012: Ambiguity
May 15, 202029:18
Episode 011: Free Will
May 01, 202055:02
Episode 010: Optimization Pt. 2

Episode 010: Optimization Pt. 2

In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff continue their conversation regarding the viewpoint that life itself may be properly conceived of as a convex optimization problem. They touch upon a number of interesting philosophical concepts and also give proper kudos to acclaimed Yale Professor, Dr. Laurie Santos, whose class, The Science of Well-Being, and podcast, The Happiness Lab, are highly recommended for anyone interested in the topic.

Episode Guide:

  • 2:15 - Optimization in Everyday Life: A Bottom-Up Analysis
  • 11:06 - Mistaking Local Extrema for Global Extrema
  • 13:27 - The Hedonic Treadmill & Pursuing Goals
  • 18:02 - Evolution by Natural Optimization
  • 22:07 - The Science of Well-Being 
  • 28:48 - Being Happy vs. Becoming Happy
  • 29:50 - Framing, Expectations, & Energy Constraints
  • 34:31 - The Advantage of Life as an Optimization Problem
  • 41:08 - A Segue Into GOFAI & AGI
  • 44:50 - Closing Thoughts

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Apr 17, 202051:00
Episode 009: Optimization Pt. 1
Apr 17, 202051:46
Episode 008: Paradoxes
Apr 03, 202051:42
Episode 007: The Coronavirus Pandemic
Mar 20, 202037:51
Episode 006: Facial Recognition
Mar 06, 202050:27
Episode 005: Sports Betting
Feb 21, 202057:32
Episode 004: The Future of Healthcare
Feb 07, 202035:27
Episode 003: Poker Bots
Jan 24, 202050:29
Episode 002: State of AI
Jan 10, 202043:57
Episode 001: Autonomous Vehicles
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