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How will technology change the meaning of work? What does AI mean for humanity's future? Are we living in a simulation? What will healthcare look like in the future? Join us as we meet with engaging experts to explore questions like these and many more as we look at how science and technology will impact society in the near and distant future. feedback@wewonderpodcast.com http://twitter.com/wewonderpodcast http://facebook.com/wewonderpodcast

How will technology change the meaning of work? What does AI mean for humanity's future? Are we living in a simulation? What will healthcare look like in the future? Join us as we meet with engaging experts to explore questions like these and many more as we look at how science and technology will impact society in the near and distant future. feedback@wewonderpodcast.com http://twitter.com/wewonderpodcast http://facebook.com/wewonderpodcast
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How will technology change the meaning of work? What does AI mean for humanity's future? Are we living in a simulation? What will healthcare look like in the future? Join us as we meet with engaging experts to explore questions like these and many more as we look at how science and technology will impact society in the near and distant future. feedback@wewonderpodcast.com http://twitter.com/wewonderpodcast http://facebook.com/wewonderpodcast

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Episodes

11. Why is governing AI so damn hard??

1/21/2020
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This episode is for everyone, regardless of technical depth, who has an interest in how our society and government are grappling with the changes that AI will bring to our world. We sit down with Mina Hanna, the Co-Chair of the Policy Committee of the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (i.e. AI) and discuss his work with the White House, Congress, the United Nations, and other organizations which develop and promote principles, policy and law around the...

Duration:01:46:46

10. A Smooth Criminal [0.87 Confidence]

1/15/2020
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If you were in jail, would you want AI deciding when you get out? Turns out that parole boards do a better job at releasing criminals when using AI as measured by re-arrest rates! But these systems need oversight and transparency and we must ensure they make our world better and not perpetuate historical bias. AI Criminologist (it's a thing!) Renée Cummings joins me on the podcast for an impassioned and informative conversation about how AI is changing our criminal justice system and how...

Duration:00:52:43

9. How an AI company used crowd funding to bring in big bucks from small investors

1/6/2020
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Andy Pandharikar, CEO of Commerce.ai, and his team have raised millions in seed funding for their AI company by crowd sourcing it on seedinvest.com rather than going to traditional venture capital firms. In this episode, Andy and Jason Schlachter chat about what Commerce.ai does, and how Andy and his team managed to raise so much money from many small investors and how this lets him build his business differently. In the second half of this podcast, we discuss the nature of consciousness and...

Duration:00:53:37

8. Help, I'm stuck in a simulation!

12/31/2019
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Last year Elon Musk said we're probably living in a simulation, but he's not the only one to make such claims. Serious scientists at MIT and elsewhere see the evidence stacking up in favor of such a hypothesis. Is it simulations all the way down?? Join host, Jason Schlachter, and special guest Alexei Samoylov, AI practitioner and Physics prodigy as we discuss. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:50:10

7. What we learned about AI at NeurIPS 2019, the largest AI conference in the world

12/24/2019
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Alexei Samoylov and Jason Schlachter go to the largest AI conference in the world, NeurIPS, where all the top universities and companies present their research. It was a week of hard core math and algorithms, but plenty of networking and socializing as well in beautiful Vancouver. In this episode, we discuss some of our most interesting insights and take aways about the current state of AI and the path towards safe, ethics, and positive AI for our society. This episode consists of audio from...

Duration:00:34:59

6. The age of virtual and augmented reality

12/10/2019
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Join Annie Eaton, CEO of Futurus, a virtual and augmented reality focused company, as we discuss their work on consumer products and perspectives on the ethics of VR. We also have a killer philosophical discuss around some rapid fire questions at the end. Stick around. It’s fun. (Reach out to Annie @ Futurus https://futurus.com) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wewonder/message

Duration:01:03:29

5. Look at all these things online!

11/30/2019
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is the buzz word for a massive effort to connect our stuff to the internet. There are already more things using the internet than people. Join myself and special guest Sid Verma, Global Head and VP of Industrial Internet of Things at Siemens, as we look at what this means for manufacturing and the future of our society. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:41:36

4. (Not) Ready Player One

11/23/2019
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A world in which the troubles of our day melt away as we defer to the realism of computer generated reality, a virtual reality (VR), is not yet upon us, and yet science fiction tells us a cautionary tale. In this episode we're joined by Vance Souders, VR expert and Founder of Plas.md, as we explore the state of the art for VR, a bit of history, and the challenges of developing compelling VR applications. Plas.md -> https://www.plas.md --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest...

Duration:00:54:54

3. The age of personal voice assistants

11/9/2019
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Conversational interfaces allow us to talk to our machines to get stuff done. Think of Siri, Alexa, and Ok Google, and how much they've integrated themselves into our lives and our homes, and now consider that this is early days. How did we get here? Where are we going with this tech? Join us as I speak with Vineet Khosla, one of the creators of Siri and leader of SiriKit, and now an AI leader at Uber. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:16:50

2. It’s the end of our jobs as we know them...and I feel fine...

10/6/2019
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Industrial automation has been changing the world for decades but the rate of change is increasing dramatically because of AI. What will this mean for all of us? Join me as we discuss this with Dr. Robert Joseph, Director of Industrial Strategy at a S&P 500 manufacturing company. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wewonder/message

Duration:00:44:49

1. The AI is coming for you

9/4/2019
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In this episode, we explore the nature of Artificial Intelligence and what it means for the future of humanity with our special guest, AI expert and practitioner Alexei Samoylov. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wewonder/message

Duration:01:01:08