In his second visit to the show, author, thinker and computer technologist, MARSHALL BRAIN, (www.marshallbrain.com) talks about the future of humanity in terms of "Singularity," the point at which accelerating technology surpasses human ability in brain power, biotechnology and perhaps consciousness. What does the future hold for mankind? How might these "advancements" alter, improve or harm us? Marshall has written several books on the subject and our discussion ranges from computers, AI and climate change to meditation and spirituality. Who are we, what do we want and where the hell are we going?
Ep. 34: Marshall Brain on entrepreneurship and facing existential risk.
Marshall Brain is a futurist, speaker, and professor of entrepreneurship who founded HowStuffWorks.com. He joins us on the podcast to talk about these subjects and his new book on existential risk.Check out his work at https://marshallbrain.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Best know for his website "HowStuff Works.com, MARSHALL BRAIN talks about some of the perilous conditions on Earth and how we might solve these problems in the future. From the environment to technology and socio-political factors, Marshall discusses Artificial Intelligence, robotics, the colonization of Mars and the melding of humans with machine. The future is already here and Marshall Brain explains it with intelligence, warmth, humor and just the right amount of doom!