TEH 185: AI and Jobs… Can everything get better?

In This Episode: AI and jobs… Can everything get better?

This week the TEH Podcast is hosted by Leo Notenboom, the “Chief Question Answerer” at Ask Leo!, and Gary Rosenzweig, the host and producer of MacMost, and mobile game developer at Clever Media.

(You’ll find longer Bios on the Hosts page.)

Top Stories

  • GR: (Philosophy) What happens if in 20 years all labor jobs, service jobs, and non-creative jobs can be done cheaper by AI + robotics. What would the economy look like? (Star Trek, etc.)
    • 2:25 We have taken steps in this direction
    • 5:00 Adding in AI
    • 8:30 Star Trek and currency
    • 10:43 LN: We don’t lose jobs, we change jobs.
    • 17:00 People pursuing their own interest
    • 20:00 How fast is it going?
    • 29:00 3-D printing
  • 33:00 What Is ChatGPT Doing … and Why Does It Work?
  • 34:00 Robot arm watching for what to do
  • 41:00 Can AI do something entirely new?
  • 46:00 Are we simulations? Of what?
  • 50:00 Compare to Stack Overflow
    • 55:00 Regular expressions

Ain’t it Cool

  • 57:40 GR: Poker Face on Peacock
  • 1:00:00 LN: Picard is back! On Paramount+

BSP: Blatant Self-Promotion

1 Comment on “TEH 185: AI and Jobs… Can everything get better?

  1. It also depends on how you define “artificial”. For example, artificial flowers resemble real flowers if you’re far enough away. AI is similar The Turing test is subjective as it might “exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human” to some people not to others. It’s not a binary choice.


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