3. Inspiration

Why should you care about AI? Inspirational topics about economic revolution, the singularity, consciousness, and fear. ## Resources
- The Singularity Is Near (http://amzn.to/2lzCqKk) `audio:easy`
- Philosophy of Mind: Brains, Consciousness, and Thinking Machines (http://amzn.to/2kQGgk5) `audio:easy`
- Superintelligence (http://amzn.to/2lzLcrL) `audio:easy` doom-and-gloom favorite of Musk, Gates, Hawking. ## Episode
Economics / Automation
- Mental automation (Tax prep; x-rays, surgeons; cars; law; programmers, designers, logos; music, art)
- Is your job safe? (http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34066941)
- Universal basic income Singularity (AGI; Singularity; Next stage of evolution) Consciousness (Functionalism / Computational Theory of Mind / Simulations) The Scare
- Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
- Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk ^

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