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52 – Consciousness & Artificial Intelligence w. Kian Parseyan & Shawn Gray

Hoo-boy strap yourselves in for a mind-melting conversation with Kian Parseyan & Shawn Gray all about consciousness and AI (artificial intelligence).

We lay down the bedrock of what is thought, intelligence, and what makes up “consciousness”, as we refer to it. We discuss how AI differs and emulates human intelligence, as well as the special considerations we need to make regarding our creation of a Artificial Super Intelligence. We also talk a lot about equal parts dreams & statistical analysis. It’s a pretty loaded episode.

Make sure to check out more of Kian’s thoughts over on Medium or at his website! And go get Shawn’s book of poetry by emailing Shawn (shawn.gray@hotmail.ca) to get a copy!

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Music credits:
Intro sample: “March of the Spoons” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Outro sample: “Port Horizon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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