Jul 12, 2021
EPISODE #597 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, PSYCHEDELICS, AND CONSCIOUSNESS
Can we build a robot that trips on acid? This is not a frivolous question, according to neuroscientist Andrew Smart. If we can't, he argues, we haven't really created artificial intelligence. Richard and Andrew discuss his book Beyond Zero and One,...
Dec 6, 2019
EPISODE #320 Machines, Consciousness and Psychedelics
Richard speaks with a neuroscientist to discuss some of the fundamental assumptions underlying artificial intelligence. Is the human brain based on computation? Can information alone explain human consciousness and intelligence?
GUEST: Andrew Smart is a...