Conscious AI and the Universe
What is ‘consciousness’?
- Dr Mahendra Samarawickrama; Director of the Centre for Consciousness Studies, Director of the Centre for Sustainable AI
Produced and Presented by: Cameron M. Furlong
Music by Trev Lewis from Hagfilms, Drakensson, and TheoTer. Sourced from Freesound.org
The nature of consciousness is an emerging philosophical question that has been pondered for centuries. Now, with the advent of advanced Artificial Intelligence, the ethics and implications of conscious AI is at the forefront of people’s minds. However, delving into just what consciousness actually is on the grand scheme of the universe could provide insight into the unanswered questions of the universe.