Neuralink Co-Founder Predicts That Humanity Will Get “Wrecked”

Should we be concerned about the singularity? by VICTOR TANGERMANN Departed Neuralink co-founder Max Hodak has a grim take on the fate of humanity: the robot uprising is inevitable, and they will leave humans in the dust. Key to his argument, which is admittedly a little hard to follow, is that AI will likely not adhere to humanity’s preconceptions about political and economic models for society. “Humans are objectively bad with socialism (and on the contrary, capitalism is amazingly effective at advancing humanity),” he wrote in a tweet, “but machines might end up reasoning about their identities and communities super differently.” … Continue reading Neuralink Co-Founder Predicts That Humanity Will Get “Wrecked”

New study uncovers consistent patterns in the metaphors that people use to describe God

by Beth Ellwood A new study from PLOS One sheds light on the way people conceptualize God by exploring the metaphors people use when asked to describe God. According to the findings, people commonly use human imagery and power-related terms to describe God, with metaphors of God as power, human, and male. The way people view and understand God has been widely studied by religion researchers. The assumption is that the way people think about God’s character has psychological repercussions. A research team wanted to contribute to this field of study by exploring people’s use of metaphors to conceptualize God. God is an … Continue reading New study uncovers consistent patterns in the metaphors that people use to describe God