Each week, Dan Cummins takes fascinating listener suggested topics and enthusiastically dives into time sucks about everything from Charles Manson to the Lizard Illuminati, absurdly and sarcastically sharing the best of what he uncovers with you. Time to get curious! Time for Timesuck.
Will we see robots that look, feel, and communicate in such lifelike ways that we won’t be able to tell them apart from other humans in our lifetime? When did the artificial intelligence movement begin? Is our progress with artificial intelligence leading to an inevitable, Skynet-like confrontation with future Terminator robots doomed to turn against us? Where are we at now with robot progress? (Hint: further than you think!) When will we be having sex with sexy sexbots? (hint: sooner than you think!) Get ready to lose about 40 minutes of your life with this mind-bending, Westworld (sorry in advance for how I kept saying WestWOOD!) inspired Timesuck.