Feb 28 • 1HR 4M

Power in the Age of AI (Robert Wright & Paul Scharre)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

00:37 Paul’s new book, Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
11:42 Will AIs replace humans in future wars?
29:24 China as an AI superpower
39:29 Will Beijing spread high-tech authoritarianism globally?
48:51 How useful is the “democracy versus autocracy” framework?
54:01 Why Paul’s worried about a race to the bottom in AI safety
1:00:00 Tom Cruise can’t hold a candle to AI pilots

Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Paul Scharre (Center for a New American Security, Army of None, Four Battlegrounds). Recorded February 8, 2023.

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