Artificial Intelligence w/Science Mike
presented by Interstices 2018: Beyond Human
“Those in religious contexts don’t know precisely what a soul is,” McHargue says. “We’ve understood it to be some non-physical essence of an individual that’s not dependent upon or tied to their body. Would AI have a soul by that definition?”
— Mike McHargue, Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Christianity, The Atlantic, Jonathan Merritt, February 2017
Chapman University and Wilkinson College are hosting a LIVE taping of Ask Science Mike, a weekly question and answer podcast helping hundreds of thousands explore the questions they've always been afraid to ask about science, life and faith.
Mike McHargue (better known as Science Mike) is an author, podcaster, and speaker who travels the world helping people understand the science of life's most profound experiences. His bestselling debut book, Finding God in the Waves, has helped thousands understand faith in the 21st century.Mike hosts Ask Science Mike, a weekly question and answer podcast helping hundreds of thousands explore the questions they've always been afraid to ask.
Mike frequently appears before sold-out audiences in major cities like New York, Chicago, and London. He's a favorite for conferences, colleges, and churches exploring the intersection of science and faith, with recent stops at The University of Georgia, Mars Hill Church (Grand Rapids), The Wild Goose Conference, and Google. Mike is a frequent contributor to RELEVANT magazine, The Washington Post, Storyline, and BioLogos. He's also a frequent guest on radio program and podcasts worldwide, including recent interviews on SiriusXM and NPR.
Mike McHargue is one of those rare voices that can speak knowledgeably and authentically about both science and faith. He's for anyone looking to dig deeper into doubt, atheism, and how God rewires our brains. Mike's mix of honesty, humor, and affability allow him to connect with remarkably diverse audiences.