How to Worry Wisely

Phil and Stephen explore future-related developments beginning with a piece from the Economist on why we should move forward (cautiously) with artificial intelligence. If you want a quick lesson in how much the world has changed in recent years, get your head around these ideas:

1. It’s an article on artificial general intelligence in the Economist

2. It takes the idea of AI seriously and points out the risks

3. It says we should go ahead with it.

Welcome to the future, folks!

Other topics:

Tesla’s home battery business goes viral

NASA’s Impossible Drive

IBM’s Watson supercomputer to speed up cancer care

Cars without Windows?

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About Phil 523 Articles
Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.