Escaping Screens: A Tech-Free Travel Quest, Part I

An American tourist stranded in India shares his story: six months traveling without a screen, only to pick one up again just in time for the global meltdown.

Computo Ergo Sum: Should AI Be Self-Aware?

Artificial intelligence is often portrayed in fiction as having consciousness. In reality, making AI self-aware may not be useful. Unfortunately, that doesn’t preclude things from going horribly wrong.

Podcast #1: Lee Spector and the future of AI

Computer Scientist Lee Spector sits down with The Technoskeptic for a wide-ranging discussion about artificial intelligence, the dangers and benefits of machine learning, and what it means to be human.