Contributing Editor, Scientific American
George Musser is a contributing editor for Scientific American, where he focuses on fundamental physics and space science. His most recent book is Spooky Action at a Distance: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time – and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything (2015).
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Philosophy of mind
Our machines could become self-aware without our knowing it. We need a better way to define and test for consciousness