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Joscha Bach; Artificial Consciousness and the Nature of Reality

I was really impressed with this talk with Joscha Bach:

It is quite free form and about many topics, but the richness of ideas and responses by Joscha Bach is something you don't see every day.

Content

0:00 - Introduction

3:14 - Reverse engineering Joscha Bach

10:38 - Nature of truth

18:47 - Original thinking

23:14 - Sentience vs intelligence

31:45 - Mind vs Reality

46:51 - Hard problem of consciousness

51:09 - Connection between the mind and the universe

56:29 - What is consciousness

1:02:32 - Language and concepts

1:09:02 - Meta-learning

1:16:35 - Spirit

1:18:10 - Our civilization may not exist for long

1:37:48 - Twitter and social media

1:44:52 - What systems of government might work well?

1:47:12 - The way out of self-destruction with AI

1:55:18 - AI simulating humans to understand its own nature

2:04:32 - Reinforcement learning

2:09:12 - Commonsense reasoning

2:15:47 - Would AGI need to have a body?

2:22:34 - Neuralink

2:27:01 - Reasoning at the scale of neurons and societies

2:37:16 - Role of emotion

2:48:03 - Happiness is a cookie that your brain bakes for itself

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Turns out there is more:

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