Brain imaging can distinguish PTSD from TBI – Discover Magazine Top 100 Story of 2015

I recently co-authored the largest functional brain imaging study in history, with 21,000 subjects, showing that a particular type of brain imaging, single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) can distinguish PTSD from TBI. We were thrilled to be selected by Discover Magazine as #19/100 for their Top Stories of 2015.

Discover link: http://discovermagazine.com/2016/janfeb
Original scientific paper: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0129659

Digital Neurosis: Why Autonomous AI Cannot be Made Safe

If AI is truly autonomous, current approaches to human safety paradoxically guarantee disaster.
00:00 – Current AI Safety Research Frameworks are Inadequate
11:47 – Minimal Architecture of an Autonomous Intelligent Agent
18:21 – Rapidity of Total Ecological Dominance by Natural Intelligence
30:29 – General Nature of Threats Posed by Autonomous Intelligence
36:25 – Mental Illness Demonstrates the Futility of a Safety Algorithm
42:27 – Safety Architecture Guarantees Dangerous Behaviour
49:01 – Conclusion and Q&A