Adam Conover is a standup comedian, a television host, and a curious person who never stops asking questions.
This episode features: Why Language is Always Changing with Valerie Fridland – Factually! – 214
So-called “artificial intelligence” is one of the most divisive topics of the year, with even those who understand it in total disagreement about its potential impacts. This week, A.I. reseachers and authors of the famous paper “On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots,” Emily Bender and Timnit Gebru, join Adam to discuss what everyone gets wrong about A.I.
What is the truth about the relationship between TikTok and the Chinese government, and would banning it help or hurt Americans? This week, TikTok misinformation researcher Abbie Richards joins Adam to bust myths and explain what the real problem with TikTok actually is.
What is intelligence really, and why are IQ tests a TERRIBLE way to measure it? This week, Rutgers Professor of Sociology Rina Bliss Joins Adam to discuss what intelligence truly is, and how our brains change throughout our lives.
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