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Scary Smart: How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Our World with Mo Gawdat, Bestselling Author

Artificial Intelligence may provide more creative solutions to global warming and social problems than we have yet conceived, but how will it change our future? What do we need to be aware of? How might we each take part in saving our world with the help of AI? Corinna is joined by Mo Gawdat, former Chief Business Officer of Google X.

Mo is also the host of a popular podcast, Slo Mo, and the international bestselling author of Solve For Happy. His new book, Scary Smart: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and How You Can Save Our World, will be released September 30, 2021.

More About Our Guest: Mo Gawdat
Mo has made happiness his primary topic of research, diving deeply into literature and conversing on the topic with some of the wisest people in the world. In 2014, motivated by the tragic loss of his son, Ali, Mo began pouring his findings into his book, Solve for Happy. His mission to help one billion people become happier, #OneBillionHappy, is his attempt to honor Ali by spreading the message that happiness can be learned and shared. In 2020, Mo launched his successful podcast, Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat, in which he conducts interviews that explore the extraordinary lives of everyday people. His latest book, Scary Smart, releases September 30, 2021.

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Episode Highlights and Timestamps
00:00 Introduction
03:40 Solve For Happy – Bestselling Book and One Billion Happy Not-For-Profit
10:00 Rebirth From Grief
16:20 Slow Down – The Purpose Behind “Slo Mo” Podcast (Is The Carrot Worth It?)
22:38 Artificial Intelligence – Preparing For A Future Led By Machines That Are Smarter Thank Humans
33:18 Defining Singulartity As It Relates to AI
37:19 Consequences of Our Behavior
42:20 Ethics + Punishment of AI
46:00 Sentience In AI
48:00 The Importance of Shared Values With AI: Happiness, Compassion, Love
50:20 The Donald Trump Tweet Example – How AI Learns From Our Actions / Inactions
54:20 How Can We Create A “Good” Artificial Intelligence That Supports Utopia
01:01:20 Believe In Utopia
01:02:10 Preorder Offer Details

Preorder Contest:
Pre-order your copy from Amazon and send an email titled “Care More Be Better” with a screenshot of your order confirmation to Mo will pick 50 winners over the course of the next few weeks who will all win a signed copy of the limited edition pre-lease copy.

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