#380 – Neil Gershenfeld: Self-Replicating Robots and the Future of Fabrication

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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
(05:37) – What Turing got wrong
(11:02) – MIT Center 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) – Cellular automata
(1:51:07) – Universe is a computer
(1:55:53) – Advice for young people
(2:05:10) – Meaning of life