Monthly Archives: December 2015

Mood Effects

15-17 Dec ’15 ~QofDay~ Mood Effects… Moods may have an evolutionary purpose How much do you think your mood effects how you feel about the outcome of decisions you make? Moods have an effect. It is as you say – … Continue reading

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Into the Deep

Into the Deep When was the last time you let go and joyfully flew head or feet first into the deep? Hi Laurie It’s kinda weird. I am basically really cautious, and I scare really easy, and I rarely do … Continue reading

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Are computers too smart?

12-14 Dec ’15 ~QofDay~ Are computers too smart? Are computers too smart? It is already way beyond the programmers, and going to get way more so. Torch touched on some key issues with Asimov’s 3 laws. The IBM system “Watson” … Continue reading

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Controling AI

Musk, others commit $1 billion to non-profit AI research company to ‘benefit humanity’ Advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate financial return The idea that … Continue reading

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Inequality

Economics Can’t Explain Why Inequality Decreases Peter Turchin on Inequality Reducing inequality without violence is relatively easy. Ensure that every person has a high basic standard of living by completely automating the production of a set of machines that can … Continue reading

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Geoengineering

Experiment Earth: Responsible innovation in geoengineering Experiments in geoengineering – intentionally manipulating the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming – have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. This talk by Dr Jack Stilgoe, Lecturer … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Stop Using Adam Smith and F.A. Hayek to Support Your Political Ideology

Stop Using Adam Smith and F.A. Hayek to Support Your Political Ideology The irony of faith in blind markets – by David Brin Hi David, Almost everything you say is true in a sense, and I align with much of … Continue reading

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Good Economy

9 – 11 Dec. 15 ~ QofDay ~ What is a Good Economy? What is a good economy? If we had a referendum what would a good rebirth of the global economy look like to you? In the narrow sense … Continue reading

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Leaving an impression

Beyond First Impressions Have you defined the impression you want to leave? Hi Laurie You’ve read enough of my writings to have a fairly strong impression of what my aspirations are. I would like not to leave – at least … Continue reading

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Insanity and creativity

6 – 8 Dec. 15 ~ QofDay ~ Insanity & Creativity Where is the line between insanity and creativity? How does one define sanity? Most do it by reference to themselves. Some do it by reference to some model they … Continue reading

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