SciFriday: Spitballs, Psychopomps, and Sentient AI

Date: 2020-04-25 00:31:00


We talk briefly about COVID-19 and explain why Thursday’s briefing was an example of why President Trump should never spitball ideas in a room full of reporters.

Then we discuss the announcement by Google that it’s developed an AI algorithm that learns and grows on its own. What could possibly go wrong? Also: A preview of Derek’s talk at next month’s True Legends Virtual Conference. For information and registration, log on to

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