Theories of Everything with Curt Jaimungal

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Exploring theoretical physics, consciousness, Ai, and God in a technically rigorous manner. If you'd like to support this endeavor, then please visit the Patreon ( https://patreon.com/curtjaimungal ). Thank you for your charitable and kindhearted support. My name's Curt Jaimungal, a Torontonian with a degree in mathematical physics from the University of Toronto and I analyze various Theories of Everything from this analytic perspective, though more and more opening up to alternative approaches. The separating factor of TOE from other podcasts is its focus on depth even at the risk of limiting the audience due to how much detail we...

Consciousness vs The Ruliad | Stephen Wolfram őõ Donald Hoffman
#199
Last Thursday at 5:00 PM



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Donald Hoffman vs. Stephen Wolfram 

Stephen Wolfram is a renowned computer scientist, physicist, and the creator of Mathematica and the Wolfram Alpha computational engine, known for his groundbreaking work on cellular automata and computational theory. 

Donald Hoffman is a cognitive scientist and author, acclaimed for his revolutionary theories on consciousness and perception, suggesting that our senses provide a user interface rather than a direct window to reality. 

 

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Michael Levin IN-PERSON AT TUFTS / LEVIN LAB
#198
06/14/2024

Michael Levin is an American developmental and synthetic biologist at Tufts University, where he is the Vannevar Bush Distinguished Professor. Levin is a director of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University and Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology. He is also co-director of the Institute for Computationally Designed Organisms with Josh Bongard.

 

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The Life of Alexander Grothendieck & Topos Theory | Colin McLarty
#197
06/11/2024


Colin McLarty is an American philosopher and mathematician renowned for his contributions to category theory, particularly in the philosophy of mathematics, and for his role as a leading scholar on the works of mathematician Saunders Mac Lane.

 

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- Richard Borcherds Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu15ZbxxnUQ 

- Fermat's Last Theorum Paper: https://philpapers.org/rec/MCLWDI-2

 

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The Theory Beyond Einstein: Fay Dowker
#196
06/07/2024

Fay is a physicist and is currently a professor of Theoretical Physics and a member of the Theoretical Physics Group at Imperial College London and a Visiting Fellow at the Perimeter Institute. Fay conducts research in a number of areas of theoretical physics including quantum gravity and causal set theory. 
 

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Alfonso Arias: Richard Dawkins, Morphogenesis, Epigenetics, Genes, Cell Biology
#195
06/04/2024

Alfonso Martinez Arias is ICREA Research Professor in the department of systems bioengineering of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. The recipient of numerous awards, he is co-author of the biology textbook Principles of Development, which was awarded the Royal Society of Biology book prize.


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Tevin Interviews Curt on Consciousness, Podcasting, and UFOs
#194
06/03/2024

In this episode Curt is interviewed by Tevin Naidu on Consciousness, Podcasting, and UFOs.

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Carissa Véliz: Surveillance, Covid, Privacy, Data, Identity, Digital vs. Analog
#193
05/31/2024

 

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Mark Bailey: LLMs, Disinformation, Chatbots, National Security, Democracy
#192
05/28/2024

This presentation was recorded at MindFest, held at Florida Atlantic University, CENTER FOR THE FUTURE MIND, spearheaded by Susan Schneider. Center for the Future Mind (Mindfest @ FAU): https://www.fau.edu/future-mind/ 
 

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Top Chemist on Terrence Howard's JRE Episode "Chemistry is POETRY!" | Lee Cronin
#191
05/24/2024

Curt Jaimungal and Lee Cronin openly discuss Terrence Howard's recent appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience. This is NOT a debunking video. Curt and Lee review some clips from the Terrence JRE episode and discuss what is scientifically accurate and what still needs more review and what may be mistaken. This is meant to be an open minded yet scientifically accurate discussion. Let the open minded yet scientifically rigorous discussions continue!
 

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Michael Lynch: AGI, Epistemic Shock, Truth Seeking, AI Risks, Humanity
#190
05/24/2024

This presentation was recorded at MindFest, held at Florida Atlantic University, CENTER FOR THE FUTURE MIND, spearheaded by Susan Schneider. Center for the Future Mind (Mindfest @ FAU): https://www.fau.edu/future-mind/

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