Julio Mario Ottino: The NexusListen now (59 min) | “How can we augment our thinking spaces to increase creative solutions? How can we make those solutions real by mastering…
Great books at the intersection of humans and machines
Mark Nitzberg: Human-Compatible AIListen now | We hear a lot about harm from AI and how the big platforms are focused on using AI and user data to enhance their profits. What about…
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Barbara Tversky: Spatial CognitionListen now (66 min) | Have you ever wondered why you can recognize and remember things but can’t describe them in words? That is one of the questions…
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Megan Brown: Data LiteracyListen now (59 min) | All major companies are working to increase the value of data science. Setting a goal may be easy but implementation often raises…
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Peter Sterling: Decision EvolutionListen now (73 min) | This week we talk with Peter Sterling, the author of What is Health. Peter has had a long career in medicine and neuroscience. He…
Making a good decision implies that we have some idea of what’s true. As Jill Lepore, professor of history at Harvard University, explores in her…
What it might take to build empathetic AI
The traditional view of automation and labor is that automation increases the value of labor by increasing the productivity of a chain of tasks. Now…
Stephen Fleming: MetacognitionListen now (61 min) | It’s human to know oneself. We are able to self-monitor, understand our cognition, and recognize gaps in our knowledge. This is…
We have to understand biological intelligence to understand artificial intelligence. We might want to find inspiration from AI and use an artificial…
How AI could help our reasoning when it's most flawed