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Extra: Susan Schneider, author of "Artificial You"

Dec 15, 2019

This episode of Books and Ideas is an interview with Susan Schneider, author of a fascinating new book called Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind. Schneider's book goes beyond the question of whether AI might become conscious to issues that might affect us on a more personal level.
 
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Nov 22, 2019

This is the premium transcript for BS 163 with Christof Koch.

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Nov 22, 2019

Christof Koch returns to Brain Science for the 3rd time and in this episode he shares his new book The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be Computed. He tells us why he doesn't think the Neural Correlates of Consciousness (NCC) are enough to explain subjective experience and he gives us a...


Oct 25, 2019

This is the premium transcript of BS 162 with Michael Graziano, author of Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience. Please scroll to find the audio file.


Oct 25, 2019

This episode is an interview with Dr. Michael Graziano, author of Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience. We discuss how his Attention Schema Theory compliments several current theories and how it answers the question of how the brain generates subjective experience ("qualia").
 
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