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The AI Experience

30 EpisodesProduced by Lloyd DanzigWebsite

An exploration of the trends and discussion of the topics in AI that are shaping the future, brought to you by the International Consortium for the Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence.


Episode 011: Free Will

In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss what it would mean for a machine to exercise agency or volition. The conversation touches upon topics including quantum mechanics, ethics, metaphysics, causality, and parallel universes, in addition to Artificial Intelligence. 

Episode Guide:

  • 2:46 - Can Machines Have Free Will?
  • 7:36 - Distinguishing Lies From Errors
  • 14:06 - Libertarianism, Determinism, Compatibilism
  • 21:41 - Comments on Causality
  • 28:53 - The Unknowable Unknowns & Butterfly Effect
  • 34:33 - The Multiverse & Quantum Suicide
  • 41:50 - The Illusion of the Self & Linguistic Ambiguity
  • 48:08 - Can Machines Have Free Will?
  • 50:18 - The Anthropic Principle

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