Episode

TEDTalks (audio)

TED Conferences LLC

Arts, Education, News & Politics, Science & Medicine, Society & Culture, Technology

Chart Positions

Education 1
Top 200 51

Want TED Talks on the go? Every week, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable – from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between – given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

Website

Can we build AI without losing control over it? | Sam Harris

September 29th, 2016

Episode 642 of 840 episodes

Scared of superintelligent AI? You should be, says neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris -- and not just in some theoretical way. We're going to build superhuman machines, says Harris, but we haven't yet grappled with the problems associated with creating something that may treat us the way we treat ants.

Featured Podcast

Listen