GENEVIEVE BELL: Will AI wipe out humanity?
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Genevieve Bell (“superstar” Silicon Valley futurist, cybernetician) is possibly the world’s best-placed human to tell us what the future of AI holds for us. She is a Stanford cultural anthropologist, the Vice President of Intel, has been dubbed “technology’s foremost fortune teller” and has been inducted into the Women in Technology Hall of Fame. Oh, and she has been South Australia’s thinker in residence. And holds a lazy 13 patents! Genevieve is now based at Australia’s ANU where she’s the head of the School of Cybernetics and in this episode, we wrangle with the idea of whether AI will kill us, do we need a global “pause” and how indigenous systems thinking could save us. Catch up on the Wild episode with David Whyte that I mention here. If you need to know a bit more about me… head to my "about" page For more such conversations subscribe to my Substack newsletter, it’s where I interact the most! Get your copy of my book, This One Wild and Precious Life Let’s connect on Instagram Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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