A fascinating but doom-laden account of our future. Harari is a no-holds-barred materialist. With...Read More
THE SENTIENT ROBOT
This site is for everyone interested in two of today's big topics, consciousness and artificial intelligence. It explores whether consciousness can be instantiated in a robot or artificial intelligence entity. Can artificial intelligence become self aware? Is artificial consciousness possible? It considers if robots could have emotions or even feelings. Could there be conscious AI or conscious robots? The site is a go-to, constantly updated repository of summaries and synopses of books, articles, papers, media and events that touch on the human properties of sentience and self awareness. The site explores whether such features can be uploaded into AI and robots.
Could AI help us discover where consciousness lies in the brain? Some of the world’s big...Read More
The attentional requirements of consciousness by MA Cohen et al in Trends in Cognitive Sciences August 2012
Attention needed for consciousness, not vice versa. Is attention synonymous with consciousness?...Read More