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#150 - Karl Kruszelnicki On Human Origin, An AI-Powered Future & Preventing Doomsday

Karl Kruszelnicki , often referred to as "Dr Karl", is a well-known Australian science communicator and populariser.

Karl gives us his background, then they talk about a genuine interest in learning. The next topic is humanity’s evolutionary origins, then later on a future with AI and how to prevent doomsday.

Enjoy the show, guys!

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Show Notes:

  • Karl on his background. [7:14]
  • Doc on being inspired by watching Interstellar. [11:27]
  • Karl on time dilation. [13:38]
  • A vanishing sense of curiosity. [14:55]
  • Doc asks Karl about the importance of his role as a science communicator. [17:01]
  • The adverse effects of living in the most peaceful time in human history. [20:05]
  • Humanity as a brilliant yet ignorant species. [22:42]
  • The evolutionary origins of humans. [26:12]
  • Karl on the great flood. [33:10]
  • The future of AI. [36:05]
  • A future with universal basic income. [41:55]
  • Moore's Law. [48:06]
  • Karl on stopping doomsday. [50:37]
  • 6 From 6. [57:37]
  • What is Karl’s favorite travel destination? [57:49]
  • What is Karl’s dream travel destination? [58:07]
  • What books does Karl recommend? [59:15]
  • What does Karl like to do when he has free time? [1:00:43]
  • If Karl could invite 3 people to dinner, who would they be? [1:02:43]
  • Who does Karl look up to? [1:03:09]

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Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.