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David Malone hosts

Documentary filmmaker, author of The Debt Generation

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What Machines Can't Do

From Alan Turing to Stephen Hawking, many claim computers could overtake humanity. But no computer can match human intelligence at the moment. So where is the limit between what computers can and cannot actually do? When might machines match their makers? Or is this idea just a hype caused by a misunderstanding of what artificial intelligence is?

Is self-discovery a desirable and vital goal?

Speakers: Joanna Kavenna, Ed Stafford, David Chalmers

Explaining everything and Nothing

Speakers: James Ladyman, John Ellis, Laura Mersini-Houghton

Why is gravity so elusive?

Speakers: Erik Verlinde, Frank Wilczek, Laura Mersini-Houghton

Can science solve metaphysics' riddle?

Speakers: Don Cupitt, John Ellis, Lawrence Krauss

Are the laws of nature just human constructs?

Speakers: Laura Mersini-Houghton, Helen Beebee, Gerard 't Hooft

Has science killed philosophy?

Speakers: Lewis Wolpert, Jonathan Derbyshire, Steve Fuller