This week, I interviewed Yuval Noah Harari, the author of three best-selling books about the history and future of our species, and Fei-Fei Li, one of the pioneers in the field of artificial intelligence. The event was hosted by the Stanford Center for Ethics and Society, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, and the Stanford Humanities Center. A transcript of the event follows, and a video is posted below.

Nicholas Thompson: Thank you, Stanford, for inviting us all here. I want this conversation to have three parts: First, lay out where we are; then talk about some of the choices we have to make now; and last, talk about some advice for all the wonderful people in the hall. READ MORE ON: WIRED

 Fei-Fei Li, codirector of Stanford's Center for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.  David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Fei-Fei Li, codirector of Stanford’s Center for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images