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The Bumpy Road to Post-Human Experience – Simulation Series Interview 2019
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The Bumpy Road to Post-Human Experience – Simulation Series Interview 2019

This week my second interview on Simulation Series is live. If you aren’t familiar with Allen Saakyan’s Simulation Series video series, I recommend checking out his YouTube playlists page. Allen…

AI Value Alignment isn’t a Problem if We Don’t Coexist
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AI Value Alignment isn’t a Problem if We Don’t Coexist

The AI value alignment argument goes something like this: As artificial intelligence will continue to approach human-level intelligence Artificial intelligence will generally be driven by a reward function, by a…

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With VR and Neurotech, the Future of Sex May Be Just as Disturbing as the Present

I don’t watch fiction, and I don’t read fiction, almost as a rule. While I respect it as a medium, and consider it valuable in fleshing out future scenarios that…

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Transhuman Intentions – On the Future of Motivation and Intentionality

In this short thought experiment, I’ll aim to explore the place of “intention” and “motivation” in a transhuman future, and discuss some of the pros and cons seriously. Speculations around…

On Morality in a Posthuman Future, and its Repercussions for Humanity
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On Morality in a Posthuman Future, and its Repercussions for Humanity

Will intelligent machines have morals? Will the world and it’s sentient technologies agree on any kind of ethical “code?” Will democracy still reign when intelligent technologies run essentially all aspects…

The Epitome of Freedom – The Only Viable Post-Human Future for Human Consciousness?
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The Epitome of Freedom – The Only Viable Post-Human Future for Human Consciousness?

I am still of the belief that two of the most important conversations we can have with regards to the future of humanity and of sentient life in general are…