Calum Chace interview, The Economic Singularity, TRR#174

 

Calum Chace is the author of The Economic Singularity, a book about technological unemployment. Artificial intelligence is highly likely to begin taking over human jobs in the near future. What should we start doing in the face of this?

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topics include: The Economic Singularity, Ai, artificial intelligence,Pandora’s Brain, technological unemployment, new economy, Ray Kurzweil, dogmatic skeptics, Moore’s Law, quantum computing, 1956 DARPA conference, 2012 Ai development boom, narrow Ai, AGI, existential threat, Luddite Fallacy argument, cognitive automation, exponential growth, warehouse picking, Amazon competitions, level 5 self driving vehicles, Google,car and tech companies, medicine, machine doctors, IBM Watson, social change, Star Trek Economy, radical abundance, free market, Universal Basic Income, think tanks, coming panic, Twitter, arguments against technological unemployment, transhumanism

 

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Links

Pandora's Brain - Calum's main website

The Economic Singularity - book

Twitter - follow Calum Chace

 

Musical Accompaniment

Computer Age, by Neil Young