First Half: Inspired by his interview with inventor Ray Kurzweil, roboticist Rodney Brooks, and sci-fi legend Arthur C. Clarke, author James Barrat was impressed by their optimism for the future—a time when we will share the planet with intelligent machines. He will discuss a Google engineer's claim that the company may have created a sentient neural network, and as AI gets closer to human level intelligence, who will be regulating this powerful technology?
Second Half: Paranormal investigator Keith Johnson is regularly called upon to assist individuals in dealing with alleged paranormal phenomena or potential inhuman infestation in their homes. Keith's interest in the paranormal started when he was a teenager having had activity in his own home. Keith has been featured as a consulting demonologist on the Sci fi channel's Ghost Hunters. He'll share his latest adventures in the paranormal and weigh-in on his opinions about Ouija boards and demonology.