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Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free?

Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free? [ 19/2/20 ] Short answer no. Longer answer is more complex. Nothing is free of consequences. Everything we do has impacts over space and time. One of the … Continue reading

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Evonomics – The Future of Work, Robotization, and Capitalism’s Ability to Generate Useless Jobs

Evonomics – The Future of Work, Robotization, and Capitalism’s Ability to Generate Useless Jobs [21/1/20 – continuation of a 2 year old thread] If you could be certain that all the “artistic people” would receive enough money to live comfortably, … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we realize our global long term climate goals in a world where multinational corporations are fiscally obligated to return higher profit margins to investors on a quarterly basis?

Quora – How do we realize our global long term climate goals in a world where multinational corporations are fiscally obligated to return higher profit margins to investors on a quarterly basis? [written 16/1/20 – update 17/1/20] We can’t, at … Continue reading

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Quora – On the big debate about technology replacing humans or creating new jobs, is there a research study talking about the numbers of this phenomenon?

Quora – On the big debate about technology replacing humans or creating new jobs, is there a research study talking about the numbers of this phenomenon? Yes – lots of research, and all based upon assumptions based in past observations. … Continue reading

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Quora – You wake up immortal and with $1,000. What’s your plan to be a billionaire?

Quora – You wake up immortal and with $1,000. What’s your plan to be a billionaire? Do everything I can to disinvent the concept of money, and get automated technology to the point that it can meet the reasonable needs … Continue reading

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New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution

New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution Some aspects of this article are great, some seem to completely mischaracterise both evolution and economics. Evolution is always about the survival of some set(s) of replicators in some set(s) of contexts. Mostly … Continue reading

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Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast

Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast Imagine is one of my favourite songs also. I am now clear that the outcomes imagined in the song are impossible as long as … Continue reading

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