I learn so much from podcasts—both audio essays such as Seth Godin’s and conversations. One of my favorites is from Tim Ferriss. His latest is a discussion with former Google CEO and Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. Schmidt is out with a new book, The Age of AI: And Our Human Future, co-written with Dr. Henry Kissinger (at 98-years-old!) and Daniel Huttenlocher.

If you are interested/concerned/desiring to go beyond hype about AI, I highly recommend the time investment to listen to this podcast. I have not read the book, yet, but I’m about to click the order link at Bookshop.org (supports local independent booksellers).

Schmidt paints a number of scenarios. But here is a tidbit to whet your appetite:

Just as math was to explaining physics; so AI will be to explaining biology.

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