#380 – Neil Gershenfeld: Self-Replicating Robots and the Way forward for Fabrication



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(00:00) – Introduction
(05:37) – What Turing bought flawed
(11:02) – MIT Heart for Bits and Atoms
(24:08) – Digital logic
(30:44) – Self-assembling robots
(41:12) – Digital fabrication
(52:07) – Self-reproducing machine
(59:53) – Trash and fabrication
(1:04:49) – Lab-made bioweapons
(1:09:04) – Genome
(1:20:56) – Quantum computing
(1:25:28) – Microfluidic bubble computation
(1:30:49) – Maxwell’s demon
(1:39:35) – Consciousness
(1:46:35) – Mobile automata
(1:51:07) – Universe is a pc
(1:55:53) – Recommendation for younger individuals
(2:05:10) – Which means of life