The Existence Question – Full Video

“What will happen to the human race if we start reprogramming our genomes? What if we also plug into AIs, as Elon Musk has suggested. The human race has long sought to improve itself. Now, with genetic engineering and artificial intelligence, we are on the cusp of a brave new world. But some fear that these advances may be too much for us to handle.

Dr. Lyons-Weiler parses out the issues we are facing at various levels.

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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