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On the Mind Matters podcast, Discovery Institute’s Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence considers the implications and misconceptions, the opportunities and limitations, and the applications and challenges presented by intelligent agents and their algorithms.
||CleanAI in Uganda||How can business intelligence and data analytics help medical centers in developing countries like Uganda operate more efficiently? Governance in developing countries is hindered by inefficiencies born of corruption and an uncaring bureaucracy. Dr. Pete||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobotic Accounting Department||Technology has almost entirely replaced the travel agent as well as many brick and mortar stores. But high tech tools like bots are replacing employment in, of all places, accounting. Show Notes 01:30 | Introduction; Jeremiah Marks 02:00 | Forb||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMilitary Technology and AI||Technology, including AI, needs protection. Intellectual property of corporations needs protected from espionage. Military technology needs protection from foreign agents. Show Notes 01:10 | Introduction; Daniel M. Ogden, J.D. 02:20 | Technolog||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExporting and Securing Technologies of Today and Tomorrow||Technology is vital in commerce and war. Corporations spend billions in development and don’t want to get ripped off. Technology and AI, more than ever, determine military superiority. What are the laws that protect technology and how are they enforce||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAppropriate Technology for the Developing World: Part III||How do we prevent technology from destroying us? In the case of developing countries the answer is not what most think. We give the answer today on Mind Matters.||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Year’s Top Ten AI Exaggerations, Hyperbole, and Failures: Part II||To end the year, here is our Top Ten Exaggerations, Hyperbole, and Failures list of hype news in artificial intelligence.||12/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Year’s Top Ten AI Exaggerations, Hyperbole, and Failures: Part I||To end the year, here is our Top Ten Exaggerations, Hyperbole, and Failures list of hype news in artificial intelligence.||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAppropriate Technology for the Developing World: Part II||Will developing countries be positively impacted by AI and the newest technology? Not always, what is needed is appropriate technology. Today we explore the question, “What is appropriate technology?”||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAppropriate Technology for the Developing World||Will developing countries be positively impacted by AI and the newest technology? Not always, what is needed is appropriate technology. Today we explore the question, “What is appropriate technology?”||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe End of Human Drama||In this third part of their reflection on Yuval Harari’s Atlantic piece anticipating technology’s march toward tyranny, Jay Richards and Robert J. Marks discuss the many assumptions therein. At the root of these speculations is an overestimat||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForecasting About the Future||Will A.I. ultimately make free market economics obsolete and destroy democracy in favor of digital dictatorships? Well, forecasting, “especially about the future”, is hard. Jay Richards returns to further discuss Yuval Harari’s prognost||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Technology Favor Tyranny?||Will infotech and biotech erode human agency, subvert human desires, and render free-market economics obsolete? At first glance, there looks to be a wide gap between the future of AI and the destruction of democracy. Some futurists claim to have jumpe||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Business Intelligence?||Business intelligence affects you daily; from advertising and solicitation to how much you pay for tickets to watch the Dallas Cowboys. Jeremiah Marks talks about what business intelligence is and how it changes the way we approach our customers. Show N||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Humans Do That A.I. Can’t||AI can do many things faster and better than humans. It can beat humans in chess, outsmart us in Jeopardy, and defeat us at GO. The question remains. Is there anything a human can (and always will) do better than an AI? Show Notes 01:00 | Eric Hollo||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNon-Algorithmic Mind||What is an algorithm and could a computer ever perform a non-algorithmic task? Computers are getting faster, algorithms are getting more complex, and our computing power is growing. With all these advancements, are there limitations that computers can n||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBitcoin and the Keys to Cryptocurrency Security||Everyone has heard the buzz about Bitcoin, but what is driving this mad dash and the volatile cryptocurrency markets? What are the mechanics of Bitcoin, of mining and trading it? How are transactions secured against tampering? Is it anonymous, and there||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrusting the Blockchain||Robert J. Marks and Will Fullerton discuss what changes await as we enter the implementation phase of a foundational technology: blockchain. While China is making a multi-billion dollar investment, IBM is betting on countless blockchain projects. And by||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Mind Matters Matter||Host Robert J. Marks introduces the breadth of issues that will be covered on the Mind Matters podcast, from job displacement to human flourishing in a world increasingly run by our algorithms. In brief, Mind Matters will bring natural and artificial in||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Episode Teaser||Coming soon from the Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence, the Mind Matters podcast, hosted by Robert J. Marks, brings human intelligence to bear on AI.||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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