The Human Business

Being Human in an Age of Machines

The Human Business

Being Human in an Age of Machines

The most horrifying robot we’ve ever seen.

One of the great challenges of the next couple of decades is going to be analysis and writing that engages successfully with the inevitable silicon valley hyperbole about robotic and AI-based technologies. And while there is plenty of tradition in the engineering communities, and an emerging cadre of ethicists, willing to explore the technology...

What makes us unique?

And by us, I mean humans. And I point that out because one of the most important questions that we have to answer, or at least be confident that we’ve explored, is just that. In a world increasingly of the machine, and on the latter part of Kurzweil’s trajectory towards the singularity (or alternatively,...