berggruen philosophy and culture center
There’s something about personal exposure to great and inspiring minds that can touch the soul.
In an era of Trump and Brexit, the Canadian philosopher's insight is especially relevant.
"The wall between machines and humans, between computer science and biology, is collapsing and I think the next century and probably the future of life itself will be shaped by this algorithmic view of the world."
The Berggruen Philosophy and Culture Center recently brought a diverse group of neuroscientists and philosophers together with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and programmers to answer this question: As developments in artificial intelligence extend or surpass human intelligence, do they challenge the traditional definition of what it means to be human? Here's what five of them had to say.
"Ideas shape our humanity ... Understanding their origin and political traditions are critical to producing long-lasting change for a better world."