AI or human? All Turtles Podcast Ep. 72

Have you ever had an online conversation with someone only to realize later that you’d been talking to a bot? Computers are reshaping our idea of what it means to be human. Today on the podcast, author Brian Christian explores how computers reveal our most human capabilities and other themes from his book The Most Human Human. He also discusses the book he wrote with Tom Griffiths, Algorithms to Live By, about how computer algorithms can untangle human questions.

Show notes

Brian Christian is an author and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley

The Most Human Human is a book Brian wrote to explore the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human.

Brian co-wrote Algorithms to Live By with Tom Griffiths about how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives. 

 

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