We would benefit greatly from surpassing the limitations of our monkey brains. If we are to construct such AI, we need to make sure we can understand it, and hopefully moderate it. It is extremely difficult to make a safety switch (and perhaps ethically wrong), and that is why Elon Musk proposes integrating technology into... Continue Reading →
If you had to choose right now, how long would you want to live? 80 years? 90? 120? Longer? And do you think you'll change your mind once you reach that age? Fifty thousand years ago most humans died very young. As we learned how to use the resources around us to treat ourselves, this got better and better.