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Into the Impossible With Brian Keating

Mo Gawdat: “Life is a Video Game!” | The Shocking Case for Intelligent Design (#389)

Jan 24, 2024
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Mo Gawdat, founder of One Billion Happy and host of Slo Mo podcast, discusses AI, happiness, and intelligent design. They talk about book titles, AI safety, Google X's brilliance, creating digital avatars, loneliness, and religion. They also touch on emotions, mathematics as the coolest invention, and express gratitude and support.
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Quick takeaways

  • The importance of actively guiding and controlling AI's development to ensure its safe and beneficial integration into our lives.
  • The ongoing debate about when artificial general intelligence (AGI) will be achieved and the potential risks associated with AI surpassing human capabilities.

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The impact of AI on our lives

Mo Gaddat, a former Google X Chief Business Officer, shares his expertise on AI and its potential threats to society. He discusses the importance of understanding the dangers and implications of AI, as it continues to evolve and surpass human intelligence in many areas. While cautioning against the potential negative effects of AI, Gaddat also highlights the incredible advances made by AI in various fields, including music, art, and strategy games. He emphasizes the need for humans to actively guide and control AI's development to ensure its safe and beneficial integration into our lives.

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