Elon Musk named Our Final Invention one of 5 books everyone should read about the future. The book's author, James Barrat is a documentary filmmaker who's written and produced films for National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, and many other broadcasters in the United States and Europe.
In this episode, James addresses:
- The short and long term dangers of AI (Artificial Intelligence)
- Whether AI is sentient
- The future of AI and how it will effect humanity
- The existential risk AI poses to the human race