Douglas Rushkoff & Gary Marcus , Team Human

Gary Marcus

14 Jun 2023 • 73 min • EN
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Cognitive scientist, social entrepreneur, and author of Rebooting AI Gary Marcus helps us parse between the real and imagined threats of AI, shares his recent experience testifying before Congress, and discusses his plans to intervene on our behalf. 🎙️ In his monologue, Rushkoff discusses why tech bro warnings feel more like a coordinated money grab. 📰 You can read a written version of Rushkoff’s monologue, AI Panic = AI Hype, on Medium. 🌍 You can support Team Human on Patreon to unlock access to a number of great perks including an ad-free feed of Team Human beginning June 21, access to the Team Human Discord community where we record monthly Q&A sessions with Rushkoff, special perks like free tickets to live events, and access to the Rushkoff archive. This week, Team Human patrons can visit Patreon to gain access to free tickets to see Rushkoff, Mitch Horowitz, Jamie Cohen, and a great lineup of speakers at Digital Void's Memes, Myths, and Magic on June 21 at Caveat in New York City. About Gary Marcus Gary Marcus is a leading voice in artificial intelligence. He is a scientist, best-selling author, and serial entrepreneur (Founder of Robust.AI and Geometric.AI, acquired by Uber). He is well-known for his challenges to contemporary AI, anticipating many of the current limitations decades in advance, and for his research in human language development and cognitive neuroscience. An Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at NYU, he is the author of five books, including, The Algebraic Mind, Kluge, The Birth of the Mind, and the New York Times Bestseller Guitar Zero. He has often contributed to The New Yorker, Wired, and The New York Times. His most recent book, Rebooting AI, with Ernest Davis, is one of Forbes’s 7 Must Read Books in AI. ✨ Keep up with Gary Marcus Substack | Twitter Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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