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A platform to explore and express unique observations, realizations, and understanding of, what we call, the world. Hosted by Agah Bahari.

    90: Dr. Pedro Domingos

    90: Dr. Pedro Domingos

    For the 90th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Dr. Pedro Domingos. Pedro is a Professor Emeritus of computer science and engineering at the University of Washington. He is a researcher in machine learning known for Markov logic network enabling uncertain inference, and the author of The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World, one of only two AI books on the bookshelf of China’s President for life, Xi Jinping, during his 2018 New Year speech.



    Links: 

    Pedro Domingos: https://homes.cs.washington.edu/~pedrod/

    The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World: https://www.amazon.com/Master-Algorithm-Ultimate-Learning-Machine/dp/0465094279/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+master+algorithm&qid=1613263380&s=books&sr=1-1

    Pedro Domingos – Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=KOrhfVMAAAAJ&hl=en

    We Must Stop Militant Liberals from Politicizing Artificial Intelligence: https://spectator.us/life/militant-liberals-politicizing-artificial-intelligence/

    • 1 hr 57 min
    89: Peter Ludlow

    89: Peter Ludlow

    For the 89th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Peter Ludlow. Peter, who also writes under the pseudonym Urizenus Sklar, is an American philosopher of language. He is noted for interdisciplinary work on the interface of linguistics and philosophy, and has worked on the application of analytic philosophy of language to topics in epistemology, metaphysics, and logic, among other areas. He has also established a research program outside of philosophy and linguistics. Here, his research areas include conceptual issues in cyberspace, particularly questions about cyber-rights and the emergence of laws and governance structures in and for virtual communities, including online games, and as such he is also noted for influential contributions to legal informatics. In recent years Ludlow has written nonacademic essays on hacktivist culture and related phenomena such as WikiLeaks.



    Links: 

    Peter Ludlow – MIT Press: https://mitpress.mit.edu/contributors/peter-ludlow

    Peter Ludlow – The Nation: www.thenation.com/authors/peter-ludlow

    • 1 hr 22 min
    88: Chris Niebauer

    88: Chris Niebauer

    For the 88th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Chris Niebauer. Chris received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from the University of Toledo where he specialized in left-right brain differences. He has conducted research on consciousness, handedness, beliefs and the sense of self and is currently an associate professor of cognitive psychology at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.



    Links:

    Chris’ YouTube:

    www.youtube.com/chris5264

    No Self, No Problem: How Neuropsychology is Catching Up to Buddhism: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PLRZVTT/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

    The Neurotic’s Guide to Avoiding Enlightenment: How the Left-Brain Plays Unending Games of Self-Improvement: www.amazon.com/gp/product/1478700432/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

    SRU Psychology Professor Authors Book on Enlightenment: www.sru.edu/news/080116a

    Prevalence-Induced Concept Change in Human Judgment: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6396/1465

    • 1 hr 10 min
    87: Jason Reza Jorjani

    87: Jason Reza Jorjani

    For the 87th episode of NEOHUMAN podcast, Agah is chatting with author, philosopher, professor, and co-founder of the Alt-Right corporation, Jason Reza Jorjani. Jason/Reza is an Iranian-American philosopher and lifelong native New Yorker. He received his BA and MA at New York University, and completed his doctorate in Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Jorjani has taught courses on Science, Technology, and Society (STS), the philosophy of Martin Heidegger, and the history of Iran as a full-time faculty member at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. From October of 2016 through to his resignation in August of 2017, Dr. Jorjani was the Editor-in-Chief of Arktos Media and Co-Founder of the Alt-Right Corporation. Until his resignation in November of 2019, Dr. Jorjani was also a Senior Advisor to the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Persian Renaissance Foundation. Most recently, Jorjani is the founder and leader of Prometheism, aka. The Prometheist Movement.

    Links:

    Jason Reza Jorjani: www.jasonrezajorjani.com

    Prometheism: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08H5WCDR1/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

    The Prometheist Movement: www.prometheism.com

    Prometheus and Atlas: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C6HMEA8/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2

    Faustian Futurist: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08QBJ6ZL9/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

    • 1 hr 29 min
    86: Rizwan Virk

    86: Rizwan Virk

    For the 86th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Rizwan Virk. A graduate of MIT and Stanford, Rizwan is a successful entrepreneur, video game pioneer, film producer, venture capitalist and bestselling author. His software products have been used by the largest enterprises in the world, and his mobile games, including Tap Fish and Penny Dreadful: Demimonde, have been downloaded by millions of players. His indie films, including Thrive and Sirius, have been seen by millions of viewers worldwide.



    Links: 

    Rizwan Virk: www.zenentrepreneur.com

    The simulation Hypothesis: An MIT Computer Scientist Shows Why AI, Quantum Physics and Eastern Mystics All Agree We Are In a Video Game: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M81F1KG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

    Startup Myths and Models: What you Won’t Learn in Business School: www.amazon.com/gp/product/0231194528/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i3

    Zen Entrepreneurship: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CXJAH9A/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

    Treasure Hunt: Follow Your Innter Clues to Find True Success: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NBXI85B/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2

    • 1 hr 7 min
    85: Peter Ludlow

    85: Peter Ludlow

    For the 85th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Peter Ludlow. Peter, who also writes under the pseudonym Urizenus Sklar, is an American philosopher of language. He is noted for interdisciplinary work on the interface of linguistics and philosophy, and has worked on the application of analytic philosophy of language to topics in epistemology, metaphysics, and logic, among other areas. He has also established a research program outside of philosophy and linguistics. Here, his research areas include conceptual issues in cyberspace, particularly questions about cyber-rights and the emergence of laws and governance structures in and for virtual communities, including online games, and as such he is also noted for influential contributions to legal informatics. In recent years Ludlow has written nonacademic essays on hacktivist culture and related phenomena such as WikiLeaks.



    Links: 

    Peter Ludlow – MIT Press: https://mitpress.mit.edu/contributors/peter-ludlow

    Peter Ludlow – The Nation: www.thenation.com/authors/peter-ludlow

    • 1 hr 12 min

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