J. Storrs (Josh) Hall joins Phil and Stephen for a discussion of his contribution to Visions for a World Transformed, “Let’s Get Back on the Henry Adams Curve.” How do nuclear power, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence hold the key to a future of unlimited energy?
Josh is an independent scientist and author. His is the author of Beyond AI: Creating the Conscience of the Machine, which details the (possibly) imminent development of strong AI, and the desirability, if and when that happens, that such AIs be equipped with a moral sense and conscience.
He is also the author of Nanofuture, dealing with real nanotechnology, i.e. molecular machines.
He was the founder and moderator of the sci.nanotech newsgroup for a decade.
He is known as the originator of the Utility Fog concept.
He is a proponent of replacing roads and internal combustion vehicles with flying cars.
Most recently, Josh has been working on a book about flying cars and has recently received his pilot’s license.
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