Hello listeners! Welcome to a very special episode of the EnterVR podcast. On today’s show I speak Manish Gupta, James Blaha, Aaron Frank and Steve Gerhman. Come along as we discuss the future of the human species.
1:00 Catching up with James and Manish from Vivid Vision.
2:40 Catching up with Aaron Frank from Singularity University.
5:00 Why game engines are awesome.
6:00 How far are we away from being able to control thought and memory? Will VR become the human thought control interface?
8:00 Sword Art Online Spoilers start here:
11:30 Where does VR fit in, in the eventuality of us having 1 trillion connected devices?
(Read the book “What technology wants” by Kevin Kelly.
21:00 How will we deal with grieving when we can live longer than any other humans that came before us?
24:00 Discussing the universal basic income.
28:00 Finding an economic solution to climate change.
34:00 Why the universal basic income paired with the Metaverse economy will save humanity from the AI economy.
37:00 How long do we have before civilization collapses because of the AI economy?
40:00 Why the rise of AI will be bad for the human species.
46:00 What goals should we give AI? What are we suppose to do with AI once its born?
49:00 Today’s recurrent neural networks can give you the ability to do amazing things.
55:00 Ex Machina spoilers begin here.
59:00 What will the first human brain augmentations look like?
1:01:00 Discussing transcranial direct current stimulation devices.
1:05:00 How much do we know about the human brain in 2015? Discussing Opti genetics.
1:10:00 The importance of philosophy in our time. What does it mean to be free?
1:21:00 What is the likelihood of AI not killing us all?
1:26:00 What would you say to your future self of 10 years from now? Being able to record our experiences and reliving our memories in VR.
1:29:00 The business model of the first AI? Using AI for Cybercrime? What is crime?
1:34:00 What will human organization look like in the 21st century?
1:37:00 (as of June 12th 2015, TPP has been blocked by the U.S House of Representatives). How to fight back corporate interests that want suppress a free and open internet.
1:42:00 What does it mean to be a millennial? How will this generation be remembered? What is the purpose of being human?
1:48:00 How will we keep up with the pace of change as the future seems to accelerating towards us?
1:49:00 Closing thoughts and how to stay in touch.
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