Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Future Consequences.

About Sam Harris’s TED Talk

Does superhuman artificial intelligence sound like science fiction? Not for Sam Harris. He says it’s not a question of if but when — with potentially destructive consequences.

About Sam Harris

Sam Harris is a writer, neuroscientist, philosopher, and host of the podcast, Waking Up With Sam Harris.

He has written five New York Times best-sellers, and his writings cover a range of topics from neuroscience and religion to violence and human reasoning.