We know that people will lost jobs due to automation. What we don’t know is that if we don’t redesign higher education today, there may be very little jobs students today will be capable of performing in the future.
Pierre Tielhard de Chardin foresaw that the entire earth will coalesce into “the living unity of a single tissue”. Was he referring to the internet, or the One Consciousness that envelopes us all?
Technology has radically transformed the way we are interacting with our environment, with each other, and with ourselves. It has affected with the health of our minds, and is leading to many other issues in cognition.
For the longest time, researchers have been trying to unlock the secrets of the human mind in order to create a machine that thinks, acts, and decides like humans. How will this Facebook-funded research contribute towards this bigger goal?