Tim Urban has become one of the Internet’s most popular writers. With wry stick-figure illustrations and occasionally epic prose on everything from procrastination to artificial intelligence, Urban’s blog, Wait But Why, has garnered millions of unique page views, thousands of patrons and famous fans like Elon Musk. Urban has previously written long form posts on The Road to Superintelligence, and his recent TED talk has more than 6 million views. Tim speaks to his blog Wait but Why and his writing on the impact of artificial intelligence.
This talk was presented for Google’s Singularity Network and hosted by John Bracaglia.