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George Gilder: Google Does Not Believe in Life After Google


Will technology permanently solve the problem of human productivity? Does the future look like a life of leisure while robots do all the work we currently do? In a panel discussion at the 2019 Dallas launch of the Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence, George Gilder offered some thoughts on the evening’s topic, “Will ‘Smart’ Machines Take Over Our Jobs?”

Show Notes

  • 00:27 | The eschaton of the Google era
  • 02:38 | What singulitarians and Karl Marx share in common
  • 05:27 | Why the Google philosophy is wrong

Additional Resources

  • George Gilder at Discovery.org
  • Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy by George Gilder at Amazon
  • Microcosm: The Quantum Revolution In Economics And Technology by George Gilder at Amazon
  • A video of George Gilder’s remarks here
  • Ray Kurzweil, American computer scientist and futurist
  • Larry Page, co-founder of Google
  • Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google
  • Robert Noyce, 20th century American physicist
  • Gordon Moore, American engineer
  • Carver Mead, American scientist and engineer