is the guest on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega
Show. Phil is an author, contributor at the Future of Life
Institute, Affiliate Scholar at the Institute for Ethics and
Emerging Technologies, and founder of the X-Risks
In this week's episode of the
podcast, Phil and Chauncey talk about the future, extinction level
events, emerging technologies, the Terminator films A.I.
scenario, the singularity, and the role of technology in human
development. Chauncey and Phil also do some sharing about the
puzzle of "expertise," religion and mass psychology, low
information voters, and the rise of Donald Trump.
During this week's podcast,
Chauncey talks about his recent appearance on The Big
Picture with Thom Hartmann, Jim Crow-like Black Codes in
Baltimore and their thuggish cops, and the new movie Suicide
Squad. Chauncey also reads some kind fan emails and has a good
time mocking the future predictions of America in 2034 as offered
up by white supremacists.