Will AI's Become “I”s? with Max Riesenhuber

The Confronting Christianity Podcast

26-09-2023 • 27 min

Rebecca McLaughlin is joined by Max Riesenhuber to have a conversation about the ethics and morality of artificial intelligence.

Questions Covered in This Episode:

  • What first interested you about neuroscience?
  • Can you talk about recent advancement in AI and where we might go?
  • Do we have a moral responsibility to artificial intelligence beings?
  • What do you say to scientists who say that humans are just computers in a flesh case?
  • What is moral truth?
  • Do you think we need to be concerned about the ethical direction that AI’s are taking us?
  • What is the good side of artificial intelligence?
  • How did you become a Christian?

Guest Bio:

Max Riesenhuber is a Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Georgetown University Medical Center and Co-Director of the CNE. His research uses computational modeling, brain imaging and EEG to understand how the brain makes sense of the world, and how these insights can be translated to neuromorphic AI and augmented cognition applications. Max obtained his Master’s degree in physics from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, and his PhD in computational neuroscience from MIT. He has received several awards, including Technology Review’s “TR100”, one of the “100 innovators 35 or younger whose technologies are poised to make a dramatic impact on our world” and an NSF CAREER award.

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