With Robert J. Marks, Dr. Lennox discusses AI’s cousin, transhumanism, its surprising history, and its potentially very dark future.
A key question as we move toward this future, says Lennox, is what does it mean to be human?
The Darwinian algorithm works in theory, but does not work in practice, when applied in the domain of software production.
“For myself, unregenerate humanity is preferable — the flawed and conflicted creatures we are.”
Lennox, the beloved Oxford mathematician, asks, “What will the year 2084 hold for you — for your friends, for your family, and for our society?”