Lex Fridman Podcast

Lex Fridman Podcast

Lex Fridman

Conversations about science, technology, history, philosophy and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power. Lex is an AI researcher at MIT and beyond.

Categories: Technology

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Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist. She is the author of a new book titled "Life as No One Knows It: The Physics of Life's Emergence". Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/sara-walker-3-transcript

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Sara's Instagram: https://instagram.com/alien_matter

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OUTLINE:
Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) - Introduction
(10:40) - Definition of life
(31:18) - Time and space
(42:00) - Technosphere
(46:25) - Theory of everything
(55:06) - Origin of life
(1:16:44) - Assembly theory
(1:32:58) - Aliens
(1:44:48) - Great Perceptual Filter
(1:48:45) - Fashion
(1:52:47) - Beauty
(1:59:08) - Language
(2:05:50) - Computation
(2:15:37) - Consciousness
(2:24:28) - Artificial life
(2:48:21) - Free will
(2:55:05) - Why anything exists

Previous episodes

  • 499 - #433 – Sara Walker: Physics of Life, Time, Complexity, and Aliens 
    Thu, 13 Jun 2024
  • 498 - #432 – Kevin Spacey: Power, Controversy, Betrayal, Truth & Love in Film and Life 
    Wed, 05 Jun 2024
  • 497 - #431 – Roman Yampolskiy: Dangers of Superintelligent AI 
    Sun, 02 Jun 2024
  • 496 - #430 – Charan Ranganath: Human Memory, Imagination, Deja Vu, and False Memories 
    Sat, 25 May 2024
  • 495 - #429 – Paul Rosolie: Jungle, Apex Predators, Aliens, Uncontacted Tribes, and God 
    Wed, 15 May 2024
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