O culto a Elon Musk | Meteoro Brasil

"As crianças do século XXII não vão mais querer ser Goethe ou Maradona ou John Lennon, mas Ted Bundy ou Charles Manson." Ciprian Vălcan As do século XXI querem ser Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos ou Elon Musk. Um culto tecnólatra e filisteu par excellence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQSfsUh6fpU Como qualquer religião, o culto a Elon Musk… Continue lendo O culto a Elon Musk | Meteoro Brasil

The Rise of A.I. Companions | ColdFusion documentary

What if AI companion systems become so believable, humans begin to treat them as a shoulder to lean on? This has already began to happen and in this episode, we take a deep dive to investigate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGLGq8WIMzM RELATED CONTENT:

TikTok: Eating disorders, racism, censorship and distorted realities | Four Corners

TikTok is a phenomenally successful social media platform with more than a billion users scrolling through its endless feeds. But there is a dark side to the world’s most popular app and a major investigation has uncovered disturbing evidence about how the app operates. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwu5C8JWO_k A joint investigation by Four Corners and Triple J Youth… Continue lendo TikTok: Eating disorders, racism, censorship and distorted realities | Four Corners

Can artificial intelligence become sentient, or smarter than we are – and then what? | Techtopia

They call it the holy grail of artificial intelligence research: Building a computer as smart as we are. Some say it could help eradicate poverty and create a more equal society – while others warn that it could become a threat to our very existence. But how far are we from reaching such “artificial general… Continue lendo Can artificial intelligence become sentient, or smarter than we are – and then what? | Techtopia

“The End of Theory” – Byung-Chul HAN

Columbus and His Egg Bentham likened his panopticon to ‘Columbus and his egg’. By his account, the invention should be applied to all disciplinary milieus of incarceration because it promotes the exceptionally efficient surveillance of inmates. The panopticon represents a watershed in the social order: ‘What would you say, if by the gradual adoption and… Continue lendo “The End of Theory” – Byung-Chul HAN

“Contra o fundamentalismo religioso e científico” – John GRAY

Os fundamentalistas religiosos vêem o poder da ciência como a principal fonte do desencanto moderno. A ciência suplantou a religião como fonte de autoridade, mas ao preço de tornar a vida humana acidental e insignificante. Se é para nossas vidas terem algum sentido, o poder da ciência tem de ser derrubado, e a fé restabelecida.… Continue lendo “Contra o fundamentalismo religioso e científico” – John GRAY

“Human Redundancy and the Cyborg Economy” – John GRAY

The pioneers of modern robotics, Norbert Wiener and John von Neumann, were both involved in the Manhattan Project which produced the atomic bomb. Wiener is recognized as having originated cybernetics, while Neumann is acknowledged to be the principal progenitor of the mathematical theory of games. They were fully aware that the sciences they were developing… Continue lendo “Human Redundancy and the Cyborg Economy” – John GRAY

“Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google

Curb your AI enthusiasm, Ray.John Searle Ray is Ray Kurzweil, renowned futurist and author of books on artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and the technological singularity. Kurzweil—sitting right up front—was the first person to raise their hand and ask Searle a question after his talk at Google. The philosopher's reply was just brilliant. Making a fundamental distinction… Continue lendo “Consciousness in Artificial Intelligence” – John Searle | Talks at Google

“Crimes do futuro: o grotesco-chic da distopia de David Cronenberg” – Rodrigo MENEZES

Esgotados os modos de expressão, a arte se orienta para o sem-sentido, para um universo privado e incomunicável. Todo estremecimento inteligível, tanto em pintura como em música ou em poesia, nos parece, com razão, antiquado ou vulgar. O público desaparecerá em breve; a arte o seguirá de perto.Uma civilização que começou com as catedrais tinha… Continue lendo “Crimes do futuro: o grotesco-chic da distopia de David Cronenberg” – Rodrigo MENEZES

Is artificial intelligence out of control? | Al Jazeera

Artificial intelligence is becoming “like electricity”— it’s being used in almost every sector. But what exactly is it? And why are many governments trying to work out how to regulate it? #AJStartHere with Sandra Gathmann explains. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PATxJ-wwcUY RELATED CONTENT: