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#376 – Stephen Wolfram: ChatGPT and the Nature of Truth, Reality & Computation

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Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, theoretical physicist, and the founder of Wolfram Research, a company behind Wolfram|Alpha, Wolfram Language, and the Wolfram Physics and Metamathematics projects. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Stephen's Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephen_wolfram Stephen's Blog: https://writings.stephenwolfram.com Wolfram|Alpha: https://www.wolframalpha.com A New Kind of Science (book): https://amzn.to/30XoEun Fundamental Theory of Physics (book): https://amzn.to/30XbAoT Blog posts: A 50-Year Quest: https://bit.ly/3NQbZ2P What Is ChatGPT doing: https://bit.ly/3VOwtuz PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:45) - WolframAlpha and ChatGPT (26:26) - Computation and nature of reality (53:18) - How ChatGPT works (1:53:01) - Human and animal cognition (2:06:20) - Dangers of AI (2:14:39) - Nature of truth (2:36:01) - Future of education (3:12:03) - Consciousness (3:21:02) - Second Law of Thermodynamics (3:44:36) - Entropy (3:57:36) - Observers in physics (4:14:27) - Mortality

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