The End Of The World with Josh Clark
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We humans could have a bright future ahead of us that lasts billions of years. But we have to survive the next 200 years first. Join Josh Clark of Stuff You Should Know for a 10-episode deep dive that explores the future of humanity and finds dangers we have never encountered before lurking just ahead. And if we humans are alone in the universe, if we don't survive intelligent life dies out with us too.
||EP05: Artificial Intelligence||An artificial intelligence capable of improving itself runs the risk of growing intelligent beyond any human capacity and outside of our control. Josh explains why a superintelligent AI that we haven’t planned for would be extremely bad for humankind.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP04: Natural Risks||Humans have faced existential risks since our species was born. Because we are Earthbound, what happens to Earth happens to us. Josh points out that there’s a lot that can happen to Earth - like gamma ray bursts, supernovae, and runaway greenhouse eff||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP03: X Risks||Humanity could have a future billions of years long – or we might not make it past the next century. If we have a trip through the Great Filter ahead of us, then we appear to be entering it now. It looks like existential risks will be our filter.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP02: Great Filter||The Great Filter hypothesis says we’re alone in the universe because the process of evolution contains some filter that prevents life from spreading into the universe. Have we passed it or is it in our future? Humanity’s survival may depend on the a||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||EP01: Fermi Paradox||Ever wondered where all the aliens are? It’s actually very weird that, as big and old as the universe is, we seem to be the only intelligent life. In this episode, Josh examines the Fermi paradox, and what it says about humanity’s place in the unive||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Trailer 2: Bill, Elon and Stephen||Why are smart people warning us about artificial intelligence?||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Trailer: The End Of The World with Josh Clark||We humans could have a bright future ahead of us that lasts billions of years. But we have to survive the next 200 years first.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Absolutely entertaining and though provoking. Another podcast win for Josh Clark!
No one is more excited about this than me.
♥️ I love you, Josh. 💫
More excited than Umi
Josh, I also love you. Platonically.
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