My friend, fellow coach, and globetrotting parent Fionn Wright recently visited the Pacific NorthWest and generously detoured to visit me on my home turf. He has produced this video of nearly an hour and a half (there’s an index!) of an interview with me on the Human Cusp topics!
Thank you, Fionn. Here is the index of topics:
0:18 - What is your book ‘Crisis of Control’ about? 3:34 - Musk vs. Zuckerberg - who is right? 7:24 - What does Musk’s new company Neuralink do? 10:27 - What would the Neural Lace do? 12:28 - Would we become telepathic? 13:14 - Intelligence vs. Consciousness - what’s the difference? 14:30 - What is the Turing Test on Intelligence of AI? 16:49 - What do we do when AI claims to be conscious? 19:00 - Have all other alien civilizations been wiped out by AI? 23:30 - Can AI ever become conscious? 28:21 - Are we evolving to become the cells in the greater organism of AI? 30:57 - Could we get wiped out by AI the same way we wipe out animal species? 34:58 - How could coaching help humans evolve consciously? 37:45 - Will AI get better at coaching than humans? 42:11 - How can we understand non-robotic AI? 44:34 - What would you say to the techno-optimists? 48:27 - How can we prepare for financial inequality regarding access to new technologies? 53:12 - What can, should and will we do about AI taking our jobs? 57:52 - Are there any jobs that are immune to automation? 1:07:16 - Is utopia naive? Won’t there always be problems for us to solve? 1:11:12 - Are we solving these problems fast enough to avoid extinction? 1:16:08 - What will the sequel be about? 1:17:28 - What is one practical action people can take to prepare for what is coming? 1:19:55 - Where can people find out more?