George Dyson is an American non-fiction author and historian of technology whose publications broadly cover the evolution of technology in relation to the physical environment and the direction of society.
In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris introduces John Brockman's new anthology, "Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI," in conversation with three of its authors: George Dyson, Alison Gopnik, and Stuart Russell. SUBSCRIBE to continue listening and gain access to all content on samharris.org/subscribe.
Our guest this week is George Dyson. George divides his time between building boats and writing books, and some fo the books he has written include Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship, Darwin among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence, Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. For show notes visit: https://kk.org/cooltools/george-dyson-writer-and-boat-builder
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Mar 26th, 1953
Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
2 hours, 7 minutes