I’m going to be honest, I’m a doubter of the automation apocalypse theories. For one thing we don’t see it in the data, we actually have quite good productivity data, we know if we’re making more things with fewer or the same number of people and while it is true… Continue Reading Automation apocalypse: Too many robots? More like not enough. | Ezra Klein | Big Think

My name is Karen Palmer and I’m the storyteller from the future. And I’ve come back to enable people to survive what is to come through the power of storytelling. So I create films that watch you back using artificial intelligence and facial recognition. As they watch my films the… Continue Reading How will AI shape the future of storytelling? | Karen Palmer | Big Think

MICHAEL POLLAN: So how do these psychedelics work? Well, the honest answer is: We don’t entirely know. But we know a few things. One is, they fit a certain receptor site — the serotonin 52A receptor — and they look a lot like serotonin, if you look at the molecular… Continue Reading How psychedelics work: Fire the conductor, let the orchestra play | #6 of Top 10 2019