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See AI and the future of humanity through the eyes of an extraordinary thinker: Science fiction author and scientist David Brin is here to expand our minds with his creative and thought-provoking insights. Author of bestsellers such as The Postman, Earth, Existence, and the Uplift series, David also has a PhD in astronomy and consults to organizations ranging from the CIA to Google.

What he does for them is get them to open their minds to new possibilities, and that's what he does for us, talking about the role of science fiction, where the real danger from AI will emerge from and why, how superintelligence was treated in Foundation's Triumph, his sequel to Asimov's series, and the systems of power that control our future today. Yes, it's a lot to take in!

All this plus our usual look at today's AI headlines.

Transcript and URLs referenced at HumanCusp Blog.

David Brin





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