Existential Risk, Artificial Intelligence, and Consciousness | Toby Ord | Waking Cosmos

We live in a unique time in history, when humanity’s growing technological power risks destroying our vast potential in the universe. The philosopher Toby Ord calls our unique time, “the Precipice.” Today Toby joins me on Waking Cosmos to discuss existential risk, artificial intelligence, consciousness, and the far future of life in the universe.

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Toby’s Sites:
Main Website~ https://tobyord.com
The Precipice~ https://theprecipice.com
Toby’s Twitter~ https://twitter.com/tobyordoxford

Toby’s book, The Precipice is now available in hardback and audiobook.
The paperback edition will be released in the UK on February 18, and March 23 in the US.


Existential Risk
Artificial Intelligence
Anthropogenic Risk
The Future of Life
Trinity Test
Consciousness and AI
Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness
Nuclear Apocalypse
Nuclear Winter
AGI Artificial General Intelligence
The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity
Nick Bostrom
The Control Problem
AI Alignment Problem

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